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: Wounded Warriors Find Therapy In Dolphins and Florida Keys Motorcycle Ride
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: Nikolas Cruz Pleads Guilty In BSO Jail Guard Attack
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: The Return Of Art Basel Miami Beach Is Great News For Local Artists
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