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: Breaking Overnight: Car Crashes Into Home In Hallandale Beach; Driver Sent To The Hospital
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 with 149 passengers and a crew of six landed safely and taxied to the gate.READ MORE: Suspect Wanted For Armed Home Invasion In Critical Condition Following Police-Involved Shooting In SW Miami-Dade
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: South Florida Prepping For Approval Of COVID Vaccine For Kids 5 To 11
Passengers were put on another plane for the trip north.