A Delta Air Lines flight made an emergency landing at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Wednesday after an engine began emitting smoke, CBS reports.
Flight 30 was headed from Atlanta to London when the flight’s crew noticed something was wrong with one of the engines. The aircraft then returned to Atlanta and was hosed down by aircraft rescue and firefighting units, according to Hartsfield-Jackson’s Twitter account. The aircraft was then towed back to the concourse with its passengers aboard.
A Twitter user posted a video of the plane after its emergency landing.
No injuries have been reported from the incident.
“Delta flight 30 from Atlanta to London returned to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Wednesday after an issue with its number 2 engine,” a Delta representative said in a statement. “The flight landed without incident and airport response vehicles met the aircraft upon arrival. The airplane was towed to the gate, where customers deplaned through the jetway and will be accommodated on a different aircraft. The safety of our customers and crew is always our top priority and we apologize to our customers on this flight. It’s not yet clear what caused the incident.”
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SOURCE: Business Insider, Mark Matousek