Plane lands without incident at Hancock after pilots reported smoke in cockpit

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — An American Airlines plane had to make an emergency landing at Hancock International Airport around noon on Thursday when the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit.

The plane, which had taken off from LaGuardia and was on its way to Toronto, had 39 passengers and crew on board.

Once the pilot noticed smoke in the cockpit, the plane was diverted back to the airport and landed without incident.

The smoke had cleared up by the time the plane landed.

There are no injuries and all passengers will be put on other flights. 
 

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