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Jacksonville-bound flight diverted to Richmond

Flight departed Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – An American Airlines flight bound for Jacksonville was diverted to Richmond International Airport Sunday evening.

Flight 5506 departed Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC at 7:38 p.m., according to American Airlines' website.

It was diverted for unknown reasons and landed in Richmond at 8:32 p.m.

The plane was scheduled to leave Richmond shortly after 10 p.m.

It's unknown how many people were on board, but the regional jet seats between 66 and 78 passengers.

News4Jax is working to get more information from JAX and will update this story as more information becomes available.