American Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Tampa

Tampa International Airport
Posted at 9:05 AM, Nov 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-25 09:05:00-05

TAMPA, Fla. - 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 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.