Flight going from NYC to Detroit makes emergency landing in Buffalo

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CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A flight coming from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City had to make an emergency landing in Buffalo on Friday morning.

Originally bound for Detroit, the plane instead went to Buffalo Niagara International Airport after a suspected mechanical issue was identified.

The plane, which had 117 people on board, safely arrived in western New York at 8:42 a.m.

Evan Anstey is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here.

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