• Sarasota-bound flight diverted to JAX airport

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A flight headed from Atlanta to Sarasota, Florida, on Wednesday afternoon had to be diverted to Jacksonville International Airport.

    Delta flight DL 2619 was diverted at 1:25 p.m. due to a reported overheating generator, according to Jacksonville Administration Authority Community Relations Administrator Debbie Jones. 

    The MD-88 aircraft had 155 people on board. Jones said the passengers have made it to their final destination. 

    (Note: An earlier version of this story said the flight was headed from Sarasota to Atlanta. This has been corrected)


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