ALSO READTata Trusts, Chicago university tie up to work on Indian development challenges Amnesty International condemns Thailand for barring Hong Kong activist Protest over ban on Hong Kong pro-independence activists Half the population in 12 countries uncertain on future: HSBC Hong Kong independence calls a 'gimmick': China media
Chicago-based United Airlines spokesman Charles Hobart said on Sunday that Flight 895 left O'Hare International Airport for China on Sunday. The plane instead landed at Narita, which is one of Tokyo's main airports.
No injuries were reported. He says 241 passengers and 15 crew members were aboard.
Hobart says law enforcement met the aircraft in Japan, but he declined to offer further details.
Hobart says the flight has departed from Japan and is expected in Hong Kong.