WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A plane traveling from Toronto to Washington made an emergency landing in central Pennsylvania after the crew detected smoke on the flight deck and in the cabin.
Porter Airlines spokesman Brad Cicero says the turboprop landed safely Sunday morning at Williamsport Regional Airport.READ MORE: Texas Governor: 15 Killed In School Shooting; Gunman Dead
Another aircraft was sent to pick up the 66 passengers and fly them to Dulles International Airport, about 160 miles south of Williamsport.READ MORE: Central Bucks School District Under Fire For Allegations Of Discriminating Policies Against LGBTQIA+ Students
The flight had departed from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport around 8 a.m. but was diverted about 45 minutes into the trip.
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