New York City-to-Houston United flight diverts to Newark

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A United Airlines flight full of passengers landed safely in Texas Tuesday after it was briefly diverted to Newark Liberty after departing LaGuardia Airport.

Authorities say Flight 657 radioed about a compression issue shortly after takeoff.

The plane landed at Newark Airport and was inspected.

No injuries were reported.

The passengers later continued to George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.

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