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Joe Segura, Staff Writer, Presstelegram.com

LONG BEACH — A Jet Blue plane destined for San Francisco made an emergency return flight Tuesday to the Long Beach Airport, after the crew determined that jetliner had a mechanical problem.

The engine automatically shut down due to a mechanical failure, but it was unclear what caused the problem, officials said.

No one was injured on the 7:25 a.m. flight, which had been about 4 miles out at the time, according to airport spokesperson Stephanie Montuya-Morisky.

The plane landed back at Long Beach Airport at about 8:15 a.m., officials said.

There were 125 passengers on the flight, and they were booked on another flight, the spokeswoman said.

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According to Flightstats.com, the Airbus A320 aircraft was operated as JetBlue Airways Flight 1430. For more information, click here.

No Preliminary Accident or Incident Notice has been posted yet via the FAA.

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