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Delta flight makes emergency landing in Atlanta

ATLANTA -- A federal official says a Delta Air Lines flight bound for Oregon turned around and made an emergency landing in Atlanta after blowing a tire on takeoff.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said the Boeing 737 left Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. headed to Portland but turned around once pilots realized a tire had blown.

She said the flight landed safely at 3 p.m. with no reports of injuries.

Delta spokesman Anthony Black said the flight had 160 passengers and 6 crew members. He said all passengers are being rescheduled for other flights to Portland.