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United Airlines flight to San Francisco diverted back to Honolulu

HONOLULU (KHON2) - The Hawaii State Department of Transportation confirmed a United Airlines flight, San Francisco-bound, is being diverted back to Honolulu.

United Airlines released the following statement:

"United flight 372 from Honolulu to San Francisco returned to Honolulu and landed safely following a mechanical issue. We’re working to get our customers to their final destinations as quickly as possible. Our maintenance team is inspecting the aircraft."

According to FlightAware.com, the plane took off at 7:23 a.m. and landed back at to the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport at 8:18 a.m.

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