Emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport

NEW YORK, NY - An American Eagle plane, carrying 44 passengers and three crew members, made ​​an emergency landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport after the smoke was detected in the cockpit.

Emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport

NEW YORK, NY – An American Eagle plane, carrying 44 passengers and three crew members, made ​​an emergency landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport after the smoke was detected in the cockpit.

American Eagle flight 3340 was en route from New York City to Knoxville, Tennessee, but shortly after takeoff the smoke was seen in the cockpit, and the captain decided to return to LaGuardia.

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It is reported that after the landing, all passengers and crew members were evacuated from the plane. No injuries or damage were reported.The cause of the smoke in the cockpit is being investigated.

Shortly after the incident, normal air traffic at Laguardia Airport – one of the busiest in the US (26 million passengers in 2012) – was restored.

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