Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News)- An issue with wing flaps forced a SkyWest flight to be diverted to Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP) early Thursday morning. 

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Flight tracking website Flight Aware indicates SkyWest Flight 4287 departed from Bemidji at 6:27 a.m. The flight was bound for Brainerd but diverted to Minneapolis-St. Paul. 

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Preliminary reports indicate the flight diversion prompted an Alert 2, which triggered a standby response from firefighters at MSP. Flight Aware records show the flight landed in Minneapolis around 8:20 a.m. 

Reports from the scene say the aircraft did not require additional assistance when it returned to the ground.


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