American Airlines flight to Indy grounded due to malfunctioning e-cigarette

FILE - This photo July 17, 2015, photo shows the tails of four American Airlines passenger planes parked at Miami International Airport, in Miami. American Airlines is changing its frequent flier program, becoming the latest carrier to have passengers earn miles based on how much they spend rather than how far they fly. The move announced Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 follows similar changes by Delta Air Lines and United Airlines and benefits business travelers who purchase expensive, last-minute tickets. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (WISH) — An American Airlines flight from Dallas to Indianapolis had to be grounded in Little Rock.

American Airlines Flight 1129 from Dallas/Fort Worth to Indianapolis was diverted to Little Rock due to a passenger attempted to use an electronic cigarette that malfunctioned.

American Airlines said the plane landed safely and no one was hurt. The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified.

The airline is sending a replacement plane to Little Rock in order to get the passengers to Indianapolis.