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Allegiant Flight diverted from Las Vegas to Missoula

By Andrea Olson, KECI Reporter, aolson@keci.com
Published On: Jun 14 2014 11:40:22 AM MDT
Updated On: Jun 14 2014 11:48:48 AM MDT
Allegiant Flight diverted from Las Vegas to Missoula
MISSOULA, Mont. -

An Allegiant Airlines Flight from Las Vegas to Missoula was diverted to Wendover, Nevada on Friday. The crew found that a light indicated there was an issue with the hydraulic system. The flight crew did not declare an emergency.

Jessica Wheeler, a Spokesperson for Allegiant says they made a safe landing and all passengers on board were OK.

Everyone got off the plane into the terminal and Allegiant ordered food and beverages for the 153 passengers on board.

A new aircraft was prepared for them. The delay lasted about 4 and a half to 5 hours, says Wheeler.  

All passengers got back to Missoula shortly after 6 p.m.

Allegiant gave passengers $75 off for their next flight due to the inconvenience.