DC: Smoke in Cabin Forces Evacuation of United Airlines Plane Onto Tarmac at Reagan National Airport

July 2, 2018

Passengers were forced to evacuate a United Airlines plane at Reagan National Airport on Sunday after smoke was reported in the cabin, authorities said.

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority said that about 1 p.m. Sunday, Houston-bound flight 6122 was taxiing for takeoff when emergency crews were called for a report of smoke in the cabin. The plane’s emergency slides were deployed, and all passengers and crew members exited “without incident” and continued to the gate, MWAA said.

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