Florida-bound Southwest flight diverted after engine problem

The image shows a Southwest plane from New Orleans to Orlando after an engine blew in the sky on August 27, 2016. (Twitter/ Stephanie)

Southwest Airlines says a flight from New Orleans to Orlando, Florida, was diverted after a problem with an engine.

Spokesman Chris Mainz says the flight landed in Pensacola, Florida, around 9:40 a.m. Saturday.

Mainz says there were no injuries to the 99 passengers and five crew members. He says the plane is out of service and can't continue to Orlando and Southwest is trying to find other ways to get passengers there.

Southwest Airlines has notified the National Transportation Safety Board and Mainz says the airline will inspect the damage when authorized and work with the agency to determine the cause of the problem.
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