Plane headed to Mexico makes emergency landing at McAllen International Airport

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Police lights (Source: MGN Online)

UPDATE: According to, American Airlines flight 2350 departed from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport just after 2:45 p.m. headed to Mexico City when the plane was diverted. 


Officials said a plane has made an emergency landing at McAllen International Airport on Thursday afternoon.

According to Captain Jim Schultz with the McAllen Fire Department, firefighters responded to a plane that was having mechanical issues.

Schultz said the plane did land safely.

It’s unclear whether there were any injuries or which airline the plane was with. 

This is a developing story. We are working to get additional information. 

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