Flap problem forces Long Beach-bound flight to make emergency landing at LAX • Long Beach Post

A JetBlue flight from New York City to Long Beach has landed safely after diverting to Los Angeles International Airport.

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Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says Flight 213 from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Long Beach Airport declared an emergency due to a flap issue and diverted to LAX.

The plane landed without incident around 9:57 a.m.

An email seeking further information on the problem was sent to JetBlue.

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