MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A plane heading to Miami from Alexandria, Louisiana had to make an emergency landing in Mobile, Alabama.
The Boeing 737 was forced to land after ten passengers started complaining of itchy eyes and difficulty breathing due to smoke in the cabin, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).READ MORE: CBS4 Exclusive: Former Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Calls Scot Peterson's Press Conference On His Deposition 'Fictional'
It is unknown what caused the smoke.
Mobile Fire Rescue said the plane is not a commercial airliner. It is a federal plane.READ MORE: Miami Beach City Commission Unanimously Approves Dedicating Baseball Field After Surfside Condo Collapse Victim Manny LaFont
There were about 10 passengers including ICE employees and air crew. No detainees were on board.
There were no injuries. One passenger was transported to a nearby hospital and released later.MORE NEWS: Parkland Parent Max Schachter Donates $25,000 To Marjory Stoneman Douglas Orchestra To ‘Keep Alex's Memory Alive’
The flight crew was not affected.