MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FLA. (WSVN) - An Envoy Air flight that had taken off from Miami International Airport was forced to turn around to make an emergency landing, airport officials said.

Miami-Dade Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the airport at around 6:15 p.m. Sunday.

According to MIA officials, the plane was heading to Greenville, South Carolina, when the aircraft turned around and returned to Miami.

Officials said the aircraft landed safely at around 6:30 p.m.

There were 48 passengers on board. No one was hurt.

It remains unclear what caused the flight to turn around and return to South Florida.

Envoy Air is part of the American Airlines group. It was formerly known as American Eagle Airlines.

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