Smoke in cockpit forces AA flight to make emergency landing at Bradley

Connecticut

An American Airlines flight had to be diverted back to Bradley Tuesday after an odor was detected in the plane’s cabin.

It was a scary situation for passengers who were on board, but the American Airlines plane landed safely and no one was hurt.

According to American Airlines, Flight 2250 from Bradley to Chicago O’Hare International Airport had to be diverted back to Bradley due to an odor in the plane’s cabin.

Airline officials said the plane flight took off from Bradley at 10:47 a.m. Tuesday morning and landed safely back at Bradley Airport around 11 a.m. 

American Airlines said there were 93 passengers and six crew members on board the Boeing 737-800 plane. Bradley Airport said the diverted flight had no impact on their operations.

American Airlines said their maintenance team is evaluating the odor issue. 

No word on what caused the odor in the cabin.

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