Plane from Newark Makes Emergency Landing in Maine
The airplane, which had 230 passengers and 12 crew members on board, was enroute from Newark, N.J, to Copenhagen, Denmark, when it was diverted to Bangor on Wednesday
A group of passengers flying back to New York from Las Vegas on a JetBlue flight, including columnist and MSNBC contributor S.E. Cupp, experienced terrifying moments after the A320 airbus' hydraulics failed. Roseanne Colletti reports.
Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 Updated at 7:38 AM EDT
A Scandinavian Airlines Airbus 330 has been diverted to Bangor International Airport because its cockpit filled with smoke. It landed safely.
The airplane, which had 230 passengers and 12 crew members on board, was enroute from Newark, N.J, to Copenhagen, Denmark, when it was diverted to Bangor on Wednesday. It landed shortly before 7:30 p.m.
Tony Caruso, the airport's interim director, says the passengers and crew have been checked for smoke inhalation but that he has not heard of any injuries.
Caruso tells The Bangor Daily News
that the flight has been cancelled and that airport officials are helping the passengers find accomodations.
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