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Plane Bound For Oregon Lands Safely In Fresno After Problems

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FRESNO, Calif. (KMPH) -

A United Express airplane headed to Portland, Ore. was diverted to Fresno due to a possible air pressurization problem.

The pilot called an in-flight emergency on Thursday.

The plane, which was carrying 60 passengers and four crew members, landed safely at Fresno International Airport.

SkyWest Airlines issued a statement saying, "SkyWest flight 6211, operating as United Express from Los Angeles to Portland, landed uneventfully in Fresno at approximately 8:40 a.m. after flight crews received an indicator related to the air conditioning system. Maintenance teams are in the process of examining the aircraft and we are working to re-accommodate the 60 passengers who were on board."

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