A smoky cabin forced an American Airlines jet to make an emergency landing on approach to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Sunday afternoon, according to an airline spokeswoman.
American Airlines Flight 5775, operated by MESA Airlines, was scheduled to arrive at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport from Des Moines International Airport, according to Victoria Lupica, American Airlines spokeswoman.
The crew of the CRJ-900 reported an issue with a smoky cabin upon their approach into D/FW Airport, Lupica said. The aircraft landed and deplaned safely on a taxiway.
All 76 passengers and four crew were bused to the terminal building. No injuries were reported.
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The aircraft was taken out of service and was being attended to by maintenance, Lupica said.