FedEx cargo plane makes emergency landing in St. Louis

4 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, February 24 2015 Feb 24, 2015 Tuesday, February 24, 2015 7:04:00 AM CST February 24, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A FedEx cargo plane has safely landed in St. Louis after smoke was reported inside the aircraft.

The plane made an emergency landing at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday at Lambert Airport. Lambert spokesman Jeff Lea said four crew members evacuated by emergency slide. One of them was taken to a hospital for evaluation for an undisclosed injury. Lea did not have any details about how the injury occurred or the extent of it.

Firefighters boarded the plane but did not find smoke or flames. The plane was towed from the runway and the incident did not delay any other flights.

An investigation continues.

Lea said the plane took off from Memphis, Tennessee, and was bound for Minneapolis.

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