Plane carrying Dodgers diverted to LAX after mechanical issue

LOS ANGELES -- 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.

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