Plane carrying 153 passengers lands safely at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport after smoke fills cockpit

Plane carrying 153 passengers lands safely at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport after smoke fills cockpit
Plane carrying 153 passengers lands safely at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport after smoke fills cockpit

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - All souls aboard a JetBlue flight are saved after the plane had to make an emergency landing at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport when smoke filled the cockpit.

Sometime after takeoff, officials said the plane’s cockpit was filled with smoke with 153 passengers aboard.

The cause of the smoke is not yet known.

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport spokesperson Michele Dynia said the plane landed safely at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport around 4 p.m.

Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting crews were reportedly called to the scene.

Dynia said there are no reported injuries.

A statement from JetBlue spokesperson Richard Kaufmann said:

“On Saturday, August 17, JetBlue flight 623 from New York to Los Angeles diverted to Cleveland out of an abundance of caution after a potential maintenance issue. The flight landed safely, was inspected, and will continue on to LAX.”

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