Smoke reported in jet cockpit at Bush Airport

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on November 26, 2013 at 11:28 AM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 26 at 1:36 PM

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.

 

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