FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - An American Eagle flight from Dayton, Ohio, to Chicago made an emergency landing Saturday morning at Fort Wayne International Airport.
Airline officials say an odor similar to that of an electrical burn filled flight No. 3989 just before 11 a.m. The crew went through emergency procedures, and diverted the landing to Fort Wayne.
The plane made a routine landing, and the 32 passengers and three crew members were safely evacuated.
Emergency crews were remained on standby, but airport officials determined there was no fire on the plane.
An American Eagle official says company mechanics will fly into Fort Wayne to evaluate the plane, and says the cause of the odor has not been determined.
The official says passengers would continue on to Chicago Saturday afternoon, possibly on the same plane..
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