MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An American Airlines flight to Newark, New Jersey returned to Miami International Airport due to the smell of smoke in the cockpit.READ MORE: Off-Duty El Portal Police Officer Jumps In Canal, Saves Woman From Sinking Car
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 with 149 passengers and a crew of six landed safely and taxied to the gate.READ MORE: Hialeah Gardens Bus Stop Shooting, 1 Dead, 2 Injured
Two pilots and three flight attendants requested medical attention and one flight attendant asked to be taken to the hospital as a precaution. No passengers requested medical attention.
The aircraft is was checked out by an airline maintenance team to determine where the smell originated.MORE NEWS: Florida House Set To Pass Transgender Athlete Bill
Passengers were put on another plane for the trip north.