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JetBlue plane makes emergency landing at Logan Airport

A JetBlue plane made an emergency landing at Boston Logan International Airport Monday afternoon due to a mechanical problem, officials said.

JetBlue flight 1668 was carrying 95 passengers from Charleston International Airport to Logan Airport when the crew in the cockpit recieved an indication of a mechanical problem, said JetBlue spokeswoman Real Hamilton-Romeo.

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According to a statement by the FAA, the plane experienced an avionics problem prior to landing.

The aircraft landed safely at about 3:25 p.m., and was immediately met with Massport’s emergency response team, according to a statement by JetBlue.

The aircraft was then towed to the gate out of an “abundance of caution after being evaluated,” according to the company.

The FAA is investigating the incident.

Trisha Thadani can be reached at trisha.thadani@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @TrishaThadani.
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