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JetBlue flight makes emergency landing due to mechanical problems

A JetBlue flight from Boston to Palm Beach, Fla. had to make an emergency landing because of a mechanical problem.

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A JetBlue plane headed from Boston to Palm Beach, Fla. was forced to make an emergency landing in North Carolina Monday night due to mechanical problems.

Flight 221 was forced to land shortly after 10 pm, in the Raleigh-Durham Airport.

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A JetBlue spokesperson told Fox News the emergency landing was done in an “abundance of caution” due to the “potential mechanical problem.” No specific details were reported.

Fifty eight people were aboard and no one was injured. The passengers were placed on another flight to their destination at a later time.

JetBlue released the following statement: “JetBlue flight 221 from Boston to Palm Beach (PBI) diverted to Raleigh-Durham in an abundance of caution after the pilots reported a potential mechanical problem. The flight landed safely at approximately 10:16 a.m. local time, and customers deplaned normally. Customers were accommodated on another aircraft.”

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This was not JetBlue some effort in the weekend. On Saturday, a JetBlue passenger on a flight from Boston to Fort Myers, Florida. had to be arrested after landing after reportedly caused by a malfunction on the board.

Michelle Gant is a writer and editor for Fox News Lifestyle.

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