PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A flight from Philadelphia was diverted to North Carolina Wednesday after reporting some smoke in the cabin, according to an airline spokesperson.
The airline says Republic Airlines 4488, operating as American Eagle from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), diverted to Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) and landed safely.
The plane was towed to the gate and all 65 passengers and four crew members deplaned normally, according to the airline.
“Maintenance is reviewing the issue, and we apologize to the passengers for the inconvenience,” read a statement from the airline.
The airline is working to get the passengers to Jacksonville as quickly as possible.
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