Delta Flight Returning To Los Angeles After Problem Report

LOS ANGELES — A Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 heading to Minneapolis is returning to Los Angeles International Airport after the crew reported a problem.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says Flight 2116 experienced the problem after departure from LAX Tuesday morning. The nature of the problem is not immediately known.

Gregor says the aircraft is in a holding pattern to burn off fuel.

The Los Angeles Fire Department has rolled out emergency equipment to one of LAX’s four runways.

Allison Leslie is a University of South Florida graduate with a bachelors degree in Mass Communications. She joined Genesis in 2016. With a passion for sports, Allison has interned with 620 WDAE, Pewter Report, Trifecta Team: St. Petersburg Bowl, Bullscast, and many other publications. Being a native to the Bay Area, she has followed and supported Tampa Bay teams her whole life.