Airplane makes emergency stop in Memphis

Published: May. 14, 2016 at 6:25 PM CDT|Updated: May. 14, 2016 at 7:06 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - An airplane made an emergency stop in Memphis.

An American Airlines flight from Nashville and headed to Dallas stopped in Memphis after smoke was detected.

Airline officials said the flight landed safely in Memphis around 12:45 p.m. There were 141 passengers and five crew members on board the plane.

Maintenance is checking to see what caused the smoke. The flight will continue to Dallas after maintenance is finished.

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