Plane That Made Emergency Landing in McAllen is Back in Dallas for Maintenance
MCALLEN – A plane made an emergency landing in McAllen after being diverted from Mexico.
McAllen firefighters confirmed smoke in the cabin interrupted American Airlines Flight 2350.
The plane was en route to Mexico City from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport when it got into trouble Thursday afternoon.
Officials say 160 passengers along with six crew members were evacuated upon arrival. CHANNEL 5 NEWS was told two people received medical attention and no flames were reported.
A replacement plane from Dallas arrived at around 9:20 p.m. All the passengers eventually made it to their original destination, Mexico City.
Airline officials said the aircraft involved was flown back to Dallas Friday and is now grounded pending further inspection.
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