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Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Memphis After Reported Smoke

An American Airlines plane flying from Nashville to Dallas made an emergency landing at the Memphis International airport Saturday afternoon.
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An American Airlines plane flying from Nashville to Dallas made an emergency landing at the Memphis International airport Saturday afternoon.

The airline said that a “smell of smoke” was reported in the cabin.

The Memphis International Airport said the plane landed in Memphis at 12:45 p.m. without incident and has since departed. 

The airline does not know what caused the “smoke smell,” but are looking into the cause, said Laura Masvidal, American Airlines communication representative.