MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A flight from Los Angeles to Orlando was diverted to Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport when a crack was discovered in the outer layer of the aircraft’s windshield on Sunday night.

The passengers were aboard a Delta airplane, and it’s believed the crack was caused by the weather in the southeast.

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While flying over New Mexico, the flight crew decided to land in Minnesota, “out of an abundance of caution,” saying that there were no safety concerns.

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Minneapolis was chosen as the pit stop because of better weather in the Twin Cities, as well as a maintenance base located in Minneapolis.

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Delta’s Corporate Communications said, “We apologize to customers on Delta flight 1998 that diverted to Minneapolis-St. Paul out an abundance of caution due to a potential issue maintenance issue. The flight landed and taxied normally into the gate and customers were reaccommodated on another aircraft while maintenance crews evaluated the aircraft.”