Israel-bound jet makes emergency landing in Canada
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Israel-bound jet makes emergency landing in Canada

Flight lands safely after smoke detected in cabin

A US Airways jet taking off. (Illustrative photo: CC BY-SA Ack Ook, Flickr)
A US Airways jet taking off. (Illustrative photo: CC BY-SA Ack Ook, Flickr)

MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) — A U.S. Airways jet travelling to Tel Aviv from Philadelphia has made an emergency landing at a Canada airport after smoke was smelled in the cabin.

New Brunswick fire officials say the flight with 233 passengers landed safely before dawn Tuesday at Greater Moncton International Airport.

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Dieppe fire chief Charles LeBlanc says the smoke was from an overheated oven.

LeBlanc says one passenger was bothered by the smoke and was taken to a hospital to be checked out.

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