Emergency Crews Respond at McAllen Airport following Reports of Smoke in Plane Cabin

5 years 1 month 1 day ago Monday, March 18 2019 Mar 18, 2019 March 18, 2019 12:13 PM March 18, 2019 in News - Local

MCALLEN – Emergency crews were called in to the McAllen Miller International Airport after an incoming plane reported smoke in the cabin.

Flight 4158 from Dallas arrived at about 8 a.m. Monday.

One of the passengers tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS she heard a popping sound then smelled the smoke.

Another passenger says he didn’t even notice the problem until he saw the first responders.

American Airlines sent this statement regarding the incident:

"Upon approach, an odor was detected in the cockpit. The flight landed safely and taxied to the gate, where our maintenance team is looking into the issue."

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