Delta Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Birmingham

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press
A Delta Airlines flight from New Orleans to Atlanta has been diverted to Birmingham because of a report of smoke in the cockpit.

A plane was forced to land at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport after reports of smoke. (Courtesy: WBMA/CNN)

A Delta Airlines flight from New Orleans to Atlanta has been diverted to Birmingham because of a report of smoke in the cockpit.

Delta Flight 2234 was just east of Montgomery when pilots aborted the flight plan and made an emergency landing at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. The plane landed safely at about 3 p.m. Television station ABC33/40 reported emergency crews inspected the plane and didn't find any smoke or other signs of fire on the aircraft.

No one was injured in the incident.


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