HOUSTON -– The Houston Fire Department was called to Bush Intercontinental Airport on Tuesday morning after a pilot reported seeing smoke in his cockpit.
The incident was reported shortly after 10 a.m.
HFD said the plane, a regional jet for SkyWest Airlines, was safely evacuated. Firefighters said no damage was reported to the aircraft, and the incident is under investigation.
The flight was about to take off for Palm Springs, California when the incident occurred.
The 62 passengers were put on a later flight.