Plane en route to Miami forced to make emergency landing in PhoenixPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX (AP) - An American Airlines passenger jet headed from San Francisco to Miami made a precautionary landing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport because of a generator problem.
Airline spokeswoman Andrea Huguely says the pilot of the twin-engine Boeing 767 decided to divert the plane on Tuesday afternoon because of a problem with one of two generators. Without the second generator, the pilot would have to run an auxiliary power unit.
Flight 476 was carrying 225 passengers and a crew of nine.