WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -

FAA says a plane heading to West Palm Beach was diverted to Newark Airport after the plane was hit by lightning Friday night while in the air

After taking off, JetBlue flight 425 out of Boston was struck by lightning, according to an airline spokesman.

A JetBlue spokesperson said the flight landed at Newark Airport at 11:04 p.m. Friday with 148 passengers and 5 crew members on board the plane.

There were no injuries reported. JetBlue said it hoped to get passengers on a new plane headed to West Palm Beach as soon as possible.