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United Flight From SFO to Paris Diverted to Dulles Due to Medical Issue

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A United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Paris was diverted late Sunday after the crew reported a passenger with a medical issue.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Rick Breitenfeldt said in a statement early Monday that United 990 was diverted to Dulles International Airport in Virginia.

Jonathan Guerin, a spokesman for United Airlines, said the flight landed at 1 a.m. EST. He added the plane was expected to continue to Paris after a couple of hours.

Specifics about the medical issue weren't immediately released.

The FAA says it will investigate.

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