Sunday, January 08, 2012

Plane bound for Miami makes emergency landing

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky  -- An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing Sunday night at Louisville's airport after a bit of a scare.

The American Eagle jet was headed from Indianapolis to Miami when the pilot reported oil leaking from an engine.

The pilot shut down the engine and could smell smoke in the cockpit.

Airport fire and rescue were on standby as the plane landed. Emergency crews escorted the plane to gate.

28 people including crew members were onboard.

The plane was taken out of service and customers will be reaccommodated.


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