American Airlines flight from San Diego redirected to Los Angeles after mechanical failures

LOS ANGELES (KUSI) – An American Airlines flight that took off from San Diego, bound for Dallas, was diverted to Los Angeles Monday afternoon due to a mechanical problem.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Allen Kenitzer, the pilot of American Airlines flight 2472 reported "a flap issue." 

The Boeing 757-200 touched down at Los Angeles International Airport and taxied to the gate at 3:42 p.m., Kenitzer said.

No injuries were reported among the 192 passengers and crew members on board, according to an airport spokesman.

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