A flight from New York was evacuated Friday after landing in Boston because the pilot saw smoke in the cockpit and cabin.
About 40 passengers and five crew on Delta Air Lines Flight 1908 from LaGuardia Airport were evacuated on inflatable chutes at about 7:30 a.m., Massport spokesman Phil Orlandella said.
The plane made a "routine landing" and had nearly reached the gate when the pilot saw the smoke and ordered the evacuation, Delta spokeswoman Gina Laughlin said.
Two people reported possible injuries, including a hurt back and leg and hip problems, Orlandella said. One refused treatment at the scene, and the other would be taken to a hospital, Laughlin said.
Orlandella said the pilot ordered the evacuation after noticing the smell of smoke while the plane was taxiing to the terminal.
A Delta maintenance crew was investigating the cause of the smoke, Laughlin said.
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A maintenance crew was examining the aircraft in Louisville to find out what caused the smoke.
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All 165 on board escape unhurt