UPDATE 2:57 P.M.: American Airlines provided an additional update, saying the flight has pushed back from the gate and will be airborne shortly.
UPDATE 2:20 P.M.: American Airlines flight 2061 was diverted due to an ill passenger and first responders met the aircraft upon arrival at the gate, the airlines says. The flight will re-depart for San Francisco shortly, according to the company.
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- An American Airlines flight heading to San Francisco, Calif. was diverted and landed in Las Vegas shortly before 1 p.m., according to McCarran Airport.
American Airlines says it was diverted due to an "ill passenger."
The company did not specify what the illness was or if anyone was transported to a hospital.
13 Action News has asked the airlines for additional information, including the flight number and if there is any impact to operations but have not heard back yet.
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