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Southwest Flight Forced to Land After Engine Trouble at Lindbergh Field

A Southwest Airlines flight flying out of San Diego International Airport was forced to land after engine trouble Wednesday evening, a spokesperson for Southwest Airlines confirmed.

Southwest Flight 4451 heading to Tucson, Arizona, took off at 5:05 p.m.

According to the spokesperson, the pilot noticed trouble in one of the engines. The plane turned around and landed safely. 

"The flight landed uneventfully and taxied to the gate where customers were transferred to another aircraft," read a statement, in part, from the airline.

The flight landed safely around 5:50 p.m. The flight once again departed for Tucson and arrived three hours late. 

There were no injuries, the spokesperson said.

At this point, it is unknown what caused the engine trouble.

No other information was immediately available.

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