US Airways Flight From Philadelphia Lands Safely In Albany After Smoke Report
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A US Airways flight from Philadelphia to Albany, N.Y. landed safely after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit.
Albany County Airport Authority spokesman Doug Myers says the plane was about 4 minutes away Saturday when it reported the problem.
After the aircraft touched down, the 38 passengers and crew were evacuated on a taxiway as a precaution.
Mechanics were examining the plane, which was operated by US Airways subsidiary Piedmont Airlines.