American Eagle Emergency Landing

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
By George Hatcher

On December 9, 2013 at 6:45 p.m, American Eagle flight 3162 safely departed Cincinnati en route to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport but then smoke developed in the cabin. It may have originated in the main gear.

Pilots declared emergency and returned to CVG airport and made a safe landing with emergency services on standby.

The plane was successfully evacuated. Fifty-three people were aboard.

No injuries.

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