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All clear given at TIA after pilot reports pressurization issue

Posted at 1:53 PM, May 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-24 17:01:36-04

TULSA -- The all clear has been given after the pilot on a plane coming into Tulsa International Airport on Thursday afternoon reported a pressurization issue.

The plane, which was United Airlines flight YX3733, landed without incident, airport officials said.

The plane was headed from Omaha to Houston when it was diverted to Tulsa. 

Republic Airline issued the following statement about the incident:

"United 3733, operated by Republic Airline, diverted this afternoon to Tulsa International Airport while enroute between Omaha’s Eppley Airfield and Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport. The flight landed without incident and on-site mechanics are making a precautionary inspection of the aircraft. We regret any inconvenience to our passengers for the delay in their travels, but our predisposition in such matters is to always err on the side of safety.” 

Officials said the FAA will investigate a possible mechanical issue. 

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