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United Express Plane Diverted To Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A plane headed to Newark, New Jersey was diverted to Nashville Wednesday night after an emergency was declared onboard.

The Shuttle America Flight 3564 was operating from Austin, Texas and headed for Newark, New Jersey. Officials with Shuttle America said an emergency was declared on approach in response to a mechanical issue.

The aircraft was an Embraer E170 and was carrying 67 passengers and four crew members. The plane landed without incident.

There were no further details as to what caused the mechanical issue. 

The passengers were accommodated by another aircraft.

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