Flight to Barbados returns to Miami International Airport following mechanical problems

Associated Press

A plane heading to Barbados had to return to Miami International Airport after experience mechanical problems shortly after takeoff.

The Miami-Dade Aviation Department reports that the American Airlines flight had been in the air for about an hour Monday morning when it began to experience hydraulic issues. The plane made it safely back to the airport shortly after noon.

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No injuries were reported to the 172 people on board.