Smoke Sends US Airways Passengers on a Bus

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: US Airways Boeing 737-400 en route from Dallas to Charlotte.
Where: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
When: April 18, 2011, 1 pm
Who: 94 passengers, 5 crew (also reported as 107 aboard)
Why: After pilots smelled smoke in the cockpit, they diverted the flight to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport where they made a safe landing with local emergency responders as well as fire crews from Pelham-Batesville and Boiling Springs, and Greenville and Spartanburg EMS were on standby when the plane landed.

After the plane was grounded, passengers were taken by bus to Charlotte.

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