LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Atlanta-to-Los Angeles-area flight has made an emergency landing in Arkansas after a smoky odor was reported in the rear of the airplane.
Delta Flight 1941 landed at Little Rock on Thursday and taxied to a gate. Airline spokesman Michael Thomas said in a statement that passengers were placed on another airplane to continue their trip to Orange County, California.
The cause of the odor wasn't immediately known. The company cited a "possible maintenance issue."
The plane also had a crew of six.
Data from the flight-tracking site www.flightaware.com showed that the Boeing 757-200 was 30 miles (50 kilometers) north of Little Rock and flying at 36,000 feet (10,970 meters) when it changed its course.
(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
6/14/2018 4:23:07 PM (GMT -5:00)
- Atlanta to LA-area flight has emergency landing in Arkansas
- Atlanta-bound Delta jet makes emergency landing in Nigeria
- Military plane makes emergency landing
- Power Outage in Atlanta Grounds Flights, Strands Passengers
- Astronauts survive Soyuz rocket emergency landing
- A Delta flight was forced to make an emergency landing when one of the plane's engines failed
- Southwest Flight 957 makes unplanned landing with broken window
- Passenger carries firearm through TSA screening at Atlanta onto Delta flight
- Apollo moon landing math is why your flight lands on time
- US stealth bomber makes emergency landing in Colorado