Smoke Inside United Plane Forces Retreat To LA

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A United Airlines flight has arrived safely back at Los Angeles International Airport after smoke was reported in the cockpit and cabin during a flight to Hawaii.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says United Flight 1296 landed without incident at 11:38 a.m. Saturday.

Gregor says the Boeing 757 was headed to Kona International Airport with about 150 people on board when the smoke was reported.

The Los Angeles Fire Department moved engines and ambulances to the airport as a precaution.


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