Monday, May 01, 2017

Skywest Canadair CRJ-200, Flight AA-2936, N866AS: Incident occurred May 01, 2017 at DuPage Airport (KDPA), West Chicago, Illinois

Skywest on behalf of American Airlines:

A SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Cedar Rapids made an emergency landing Monday morning after smoke was seen in the cabin.

SkyWest Flight 2936, operating as American Eagle, was diverted to DuPage Airport after reports of smoke in the cockpit, the airline confirmed Monday. 

"The flight landed safely and passengers deplaned normally," the airline said in a statement. "Mechanics will inspect the aircraft and we are working to help passengers resume their travels as quickly as possible."

Video from the plane was posted to social media, showing smoke in the cabin.  

The flight landed at DuPage Airport in West Chicago just before 10 a.m. 

No injuries were reported. 

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WEST CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -- A SkyWest jet made an emergency landing at DuPage International Airport Monday morning after a report of smoke in the cockpit.

SkyWest Flight 2936, operating as an American Eagle regional flight, left O’Hare en route to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, “when the pilots reported possible smoke in the cockpit,” according to FAA spokesman Elizabeth Isham Cory.

The Bombardier CRJ-200 regional jet had 50 passengers, including an infant, and three crew members onboard, a SkyWest spokesman said.

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