Jet makes emergency landing at RDU

Posted on: 8:19 pm, July 12, 2013, by , updated on: 09:50pm, July 12, 2013

Jet makes emergency landing at RDU (WTVD photo)

Jet makes emergency landing at RDU (WTVD photo)

RALEIGH-DURHAM  — A JetBlue flight from LaGuardia to Tampa made an emergency landing at RDU Airport Friday evening, according to WTVD.

Airport officials told WTVD that a smoke indicator light on JetBlue flight 1117, an Airbus 320, went off in the cockpit for a compartment underneath the aircraft.

The pilot declared an “Alert 2″ emergency.

After landing, fire crews checked the plane.

Officials said there was no immediate danger to the 138 passengers and crew members on board.

The plane was scheduled to resume its flight at 9:35 p.m.

Source: WTVD