An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport this morning due to a "mechanical problem," an LAX spokesperson has confirmed.
American Airlines flight 564 -- an Airbus A319 with 125 passengers and five crew members, according to the airline -- departed San Jose, California, at 9:50 a.m. en route to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
A Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson tells ABC News the flight declared an emergency, and according to the Los Angeles Fire Department, it received a call at 10:38 a.m. P.T. to monitor the landing.
After the flight safely taxied to the terminal, 8 people complaining of respiratory irritation requested to be examined, according to the LAFD. One of these 8 was a flight attendant.
One patient asked to be transported via ambulance to a hospital. A LAFD official says the patient was in good condition.
The flight landed at 10:59 a.m. at LAX, according to ABC15 in Phoenix.