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American Flight Forced To Turn Around, Land At LAX

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — An American Airlines flight to New York was forced to turn around after taking off from LAX because of a problem with a flap on its wing.

LAX issued a tactical alert as Flight 34 to JFK came back and landed in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.

Some 170 people were aboard the plane, which landed safely.

LAX didn’t have more information on the flap problem.