Plane carrying Dodgers diverted to LAX after mechanical issue

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Monday, June 15, 2015
Los Angeles International Airport is seen in this undated file photo.
Los Angeles International Airport is seen in this undated file photo.
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LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A plane carrying the Los Angeles Dodgers was diverted to Los Angeles International Airport Sunday after mechanical issues were reported, a team spokesman confirmed.

The team had departed from San Diego for Dallas on a United Airlines charter flight when the issue was reported at about 8 p.m.

The plane landed at LAX without incident, according to FAA officials. Los Angeles firefighters were on standby.

The teams was switching planes, a Dodgers spokesman said.

Dodgers infielder Justin Turner posted a photo on Instagram with the caption: "Our stabilizer goes out on the plane. Emergency landed in #LA and now it's gonna be a long night! #NotSoHappyFlight."