SAN DIEGO -- Two flights - one headed for San Diego and another that had departed San Diego -- experienced mechanical problems on Tuesday, prompting responses for possible emergency landings.
Tuesday morning, a Horizon Airlines flight made a precautionary return to Lindbergh Field after reporting a system warnings failure.
Flight 2468 departed San Diego headed to Santa Rosa carrying 64 passengers and four crew members when a caution light unexpectedly illuminated in the cockpit.
Tuesday afternoon, a Southwest Airlines jetliner that was reporting a problem with a hydraulic system during its flight from Las Vegas to San Diego landed safely at Lindbergh Field Tuesday afternoon.
According to San Diego Fire-Rescue, which responded to this incident as well, Flight 2071 had 127 passengers on board.