Plane With 70 Passengers Makes Emergency Landing in Rochester

A Rhode Island-bound flight with about 70 people on board has made an emergency landing in Rochester, N.Y., because of smoke in the cockpit.

Emergency dispatchers tell the Democrat and Chronicle newspaper that the plane landed just after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Rochester airport and no one on board was hurt. Emergency crews were called to the airport to assist.

Details about the plane's operator and the flight's origin were not immediately available. Calls to the airport's director were not immediately returned.