United Airlines flight canceled after series of problems

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A United Airlines flight that was supposed to depart for San Francisco on Sunday night was canceled after the airline reported a series of problems.

Flight 396 -- from Honolulu to San Francisco -- was scheduled to take off at 9:55 p.m., but had initially been delayed because of a late arriving flight, according to United. The plane was then turned back to the gate after a mechanical issue. United officially canceled the flight after employees exceeded their alotted work time.

More than 300 passengers were affected.

A United spokesperson said passengers will be placed on a special flight scheduled to depart at 3:30 p.m. on Monday.

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