Friday, May 19, 2017

Incident occurred May 19, 2017 at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (KRDU), Morrisville, North Carolina

MORRISVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) --  American Airlines flight 1889 bound from Charlotte to Hartford, Connecticut, made an emergency landing in Raleigh on Friday.

The plane diverted to Raleigh-Durham International Airport because of a strong electrical smell onboard, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (KRDU) spokesman Andrew Sawyer said.

Upon landing, the crew requested medical assistance for nine people on board.

Three people were taken to area hospitals and six more were checked out on scene but declined further treatment.

It wasn't immediately clear how many passengers were on board.

Original article can be found here:  http://abc11.com

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