Published on : Thursday, June 22, 2017
An aircraft of American Eagle that was carrying 65 passengers on board was compelled to go for an emergency landing in Selma in Alabama following the detection of a burning smell inside the cabin and also the plane’s cockpit.
American Airlines mentioned in a statement that the plane was capable of making a perfectly safe landing on Wednesday morning in Selma at the site of a former Air Force base. Currently that air force base serves as a civilian airport and also an industrial park.
Two of the passengers had to be taken to a local hospital for the purpose of offering medical attention for minor injuries.
American flight 5559 was travelling from New Orleans to Washington D.C.
The airline added that the passengers would be sent by bus to nearby Montgomery to continue their journey to Washington D.C.
This flight was operated by PSA Airlines for American Airlines.