After reports of smoke on board, a plane with nearly 190 passengers made an emergency landing in New Jersey
United States. -on Saturday, an airplane Airline flight Emergency landing at New Jersey airport Due to reports of smoke on board, nearly 190 passengers were evacuated by inflatable slides.
A representative of the Federal Aviation Administration said that when Air Cargo Flight 942 was flying from Montreal to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, it reported a possible fire in the cargo area and the aircraft was diverted at 8:30 am on Saturday. To Newark Liberty International Airport. .
When the airport firefighters arrived, the plane landed and stayed on the runway. The emergency slide evacuated the passengersHe added, and then took them to the terminal by bus.
Steve Coleman, deputy director of communications for the New York Port and New Jersey State Administration, said that two of the 189 passengers on the Boeing 737 reported minor injuries and were not related to smoke. One of them was sent to the hospital for examination. Coleman added that no fire was found and the cause of the smoke is being investigated.
He said that in order for passengers to complete the flight to Fort Lauderdale, the airline will send another plane to Newark.
During what the Newark Liberal Party called an “airport emergency,” two runways were closed, but officials later announced that all flights had resumed.