MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – An Orlando-bound United Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at a New Jersey airport after the crew reported smelling smoke in the cockpit.
Officials say Flight 800 had departed from Newark Liberty International Airport early Monday and was headed for Florida when the problem arose. The plane was only airborne for a few minutes before It returned to the airport.READ MORE: Operation Summer Heat Arrest Nets Man Wanted In Case Of Drive-Thru ATM Deadly Shooting
It wasn’t immediately known how many passengers and crew members were aboard the plane, but no injuries were reported. The cause of the smoke condition remains under investigation.READ MORE: Philips Recalling Ventilators, CPAP Machines Over Cancer-Causing Toxic Foam Concerns
The passengers aboard the flight were able to depart on another plane later Monday morning.
A message seeking comment from United Airlines was not immediately returned on Monday.MORE NEWS: Officials Set To Meet To Discuss 2AM Alcohol Sale Ban In Miami Beach
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