Cockpit odor forces unscheduled landing in Missouri

9 months 1 week 1 hour ago August 16, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 Tuesday, August 16 2016 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 6:00:46 PM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

WARRENSBURG (AP) — A flight instructor and a student made an unscheduled return to a Warrensburg airport after smelling electrical-related odors in the cockpit.

The Warrensburg Daily Star-Journal reports that none of the Cessna 172 plane's occupants were injured during the landing about 4 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Central Missouri's Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport.

Johnson County Fire Protection District crews inspected the university-owned plane after the landing.

The source of the suspicious odor was not immediately available.

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