TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an American Airlines plane bound for Philadelphia made an emergency landing a short time after taking off from Tampa International Airport.
Tampa Fire Rescue spokesman Jason Penny told the Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/1LzhqHQ ) that flight 782 landed safely at the airport at 6:52 a.m. Wednesday. He says the plane reported a mechanical issue and fire trucks were sent to the tarmac as a precaution.
No injuries were reported.
Airport spokeswoman Christine Osborn says no other flights were disrupted by the emergency landing.
Officials say the passengers are being put on other flights.
Information from: Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.), http://www.tampabay.com.