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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A Delta Airlines flight bound for Los Angeles International Airport was forced to make an emergency landing in Atlanta early Tuesday morning.

KNX 1070’s Pete Demetriou Reports

Flight 1323 developed an engine problem after taking off from Atlanta’s Hartfield Airport at midnight.

Pilots safely landed the Boeing 737 and 174 passengers were deplaned via the plane’s emergency slides.

Three passengers who suffered minor injuries during the process were transported to a local hospital.

The remaining passengers were given the option to stay overnight or take a flight that landed at LAX just before 6 a.m.

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