PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A flight from Pittsburgh to Paris had to be diverted to New York last night.
According to Delta Airlines officials, Flight 96 diverted to JFK International Airport after the “fuel filter alert light” came on in the cockpit.READ MORE: Community Helping Hampton Township Family After Home Damaged By Tornado
The plane safely landed at JFK and passengers remained on board while crews checked the filter and “corrected the issue.”
It took crews nearly two hours to correct the issue. The plane left JFK at 10:14 p.m. and landed at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris at 5:38 a.m. EDT Thursday.READ MORE: Churchill Residents Ramp Up Protests Against Proposed Amazon Distribution Center
There is no word on how many people were on board.
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