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Flight bound for Phoenix diverted to Oakland shortly after takeoff

PHOENIX — A Southwest Airlines flight out of San Jose headed to Phoenix had to be diverted Monday afternoon after a mechanical issue.

According to ABC 7 in the Bay Area, officials had confirmed the flight took off and then quickly landed in Oakland.

The plane landed safely in Oakland with 133 people including crew, on board. They had to wait for a new plane to complete their journey to Phoenix.

The flight left San Jose at 2:34 p.m. and was scheduled to be a non-stop.

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