GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Grand Junction Regional Airport responders and city fire crews have evacuated a United Airbus that landed at the Colorado airport following reports of smoke in the cockpit and cabin.
Airport spokeswoman Amy Jordan said 159 passengers and crew were on board the flight from Denver that was bound for Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Grand Junction Fire Department spokesman Shawn Montgomery said firefighters saw no smoke when they entered the plane, but one person was taken to the hospital for evaluation. He said the cause of the in-flight emergency is under investigation.
Information from: KJCT-TV, http://www.kjct8.com/