American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara Airport

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Posted at 5:14 PM, Jul 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-30 17:17:33-04

An American Airlines flight to Buffalo made an emergency landing Monday afternoon after numerous people on-board smelled smoke.

According to an NFTA spokesperson, the initial report for flight 9879 was smoke in the cockpit, but after the emergency landing around 3 p.m., emergency crews did not find any evidence of fire.

No one was hurt and the exact cause of the odor is still under investigation.

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