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Continental Airlines flight diverted


CHANTILLY (WKOW) -- A Continental Airlines flight is diverted early Monday morning. The plane took off from Washington's Reagan National Airport. It was diverted to Washington Dulles International Airport after a mechanical problem.

Airports spokeswoman Tara Hamilton says Flight 1559 left Reagan National Airport about 8 a.m. Monday bound for Houston. But it was quickly diverted and made a safe landing at Dulles Airport.

Hamilton says they have not determined what caused the problem. 

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