American Eagle Regional Jet Makes Emergency Landing due to Electrical Smell in Cockpit

Sunday, April 20, 2014
By George Hatcher

American Eagle flight 2800 made an emergency landing at Abilene Regional Airport, Texas at 4:30 pm on 19th April.

The flight originated from Dallas to Santa Fe, NM, with 40 passengers and 4 crew members.

The decision to make an emergency landing was made after the pilot reported an unusual electrical smell coming from the cockpit.

The ERJ-140 plane is currently being checked for the cause of the smell. Another aircraft took the passengers to their destination.

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