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.

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