International Charlotte flight diverted to London

A Charlotte bound flight from Germany has been diverted to London due to a reported water leak, American Airlines confirmed to Fox 46 News.

American Flight 705 could be seen on flight tracking Web sites circling over Ireland before diverting to London. The flight, which departed Frankfurt International in Germany Tuesday morning, was scheduled to land in at Charlotte Douglas International airport Tuesday evening. The plane was likely burning off excess fuel before landing.

The Manchester Evening News reports the plane was carrying 194 passengers

It was not immediately known when passengers would be rescheduled to fly to Charlotte or on to other destinations. The flight was scheduled to continue on to Las Vegas.

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