Allegiant Air flight makes emergency landing in Knoxville

An Allegiant Air flight made an emergency landing at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville. (McGhee Tyson)
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Officials at McGhee Tyson airport said an Allegiant flight made an emergency landing in Knoxville Wednesday morning.

The plane landed at around 8:30 a.m. due to a medical diversion. A medical response team was called to the scene.

This is a breaking news event. WVLT News is working to learn more details about the incident.