Delta Airlines flight 434 had to make an emergency landing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, just after 1 p.m. on November 29.
According to an airline statement, “Delta flight 434, a Boeing 757-200 aircraft with 169 passengers onboard, from New York-JFK to San Francisco diverted to Pittsburgh International Airport when the crew detected a smoky odor in the vicinity of the aft galley. Out of an abundance of caution, the captain elected to divert the flight.”
The plane landed uneventfully and none of the passengers and crew members was hurt.
Authorities said the plane was examined after which, it was able to take off again at 2:30 p.m.
The cause of smoky odor is not known at the moment.