Angels Charter Flight Makes Emergency Landing At LAX

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A Delta charter flight carrying members of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim has made a safe emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport.

Victor Rojas, the team’s announcer, reportedly tweeted that the team was on board the 737-800 aircraft that flew in from Kansas City at 8:53 p.m. Wednesday.

Angels Vice President of Communications Tim Mead told CBS2/KCAL9 the plane was expected to land at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, but was diverted to Los Angeles due to hydraulic problems.

Mike Scioscia Speaks with Sports Director Jim Hill Moments After the Landing

A press release issued by LAX said the 61 people on board the plane got on buses heading for Orange County after the landing.


One Comment

  1. Jessica says:

    Glad everyone is ok!

  2. Vog Voo says:

    Wow thats kinda crazy dude, glad they are all OK.

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