• American Airlines flight changes course to PIT due to mechanical problems

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    PITTSBURGH - An American Airlines flight changed course to land at Pittsburgh International after mechanical issues were found onboard, according to a spokesperson for the airport.

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    The flight, American Airlines 2244, was heading from Chicago to Washington, D.C. Saturday morning.

    The plane changed course and landed safely at 9:30 a.m., according to a spokesperson for American. All 72 passengers on board were rebooked on different flights to get to Washington.


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