Mexico-bound plane lands in LA in 4th emergency this week for United Airlines

March 09, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A United Airlines jetliner headed to Mexico City from San Francisco made an emergency landing in Los Angeles on Friday after the crew reported a hydraulics issue, in the fourth emergency involving a United Airlines flight this week. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement it will investigate the emergency landing Friday. No injuries were reported among the 160 passengers and six crew members, United Airlines said in a statement. On Thursday, another United Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Los Angeles. Earlier in the week, a United flight from Houston to Fort Myers, Texas, was forced to turn around Monday after one of the plane’s engines caught fire.