Sunday, October 23, 2016

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) -- An American Airlines Airbus 319 made an emergency landing at the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport after staff reported smoke in the cockpit.

Public Affairs and Governmental Relations Director Shane Carter says flight 1134 was on its way to Los Angeles from Nashville when it safely made the emergency landing at 5:17 p.m.

The airplane was taxied to the airport, where passengers unloaded and awaited American Airlines to assist them. The plane was carrying 130 people, including staff and passengers.

Carter says American Airlines has sent a replacement airplane from Dallas to pick up the passengers and carry them to Los Angeles.


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