Local

Pilot reports cockpit smoke, lands safely in Penn.

Pilot reports cockpit smoke, lands safely in Penn.

AVOCA, Pa. (AP) — A US Airways flight made an emergency landing in northeastern Pennsylvania after the pilot reported a minor amount of smoke in the cockpit.

Airline spokesman Andrew Christie Jr. says the plane landed without incident Friday at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. All 15 people aboard made it off safely and no injuries were reported.

The plane left Philadelphia on Friday morning and was bound for Albany, N.Y. Piedmont Airlines operated it.

The 12 passengers were driven the rest of the way to Albany, about 185 miles.

Christie says the aircraft is being inspected.

More Local Headlines

in Local

Cayuga Heights man charged with murder

Breaking_News2

Police say a Cayuga Heights man has been arrested on a charge of second-degree murder following a domestic incident on Thanksgiving Day.

in Local

Snow has little impact on holiday travel

traffic

Despite a snowstorm that hit on one of the busiest travel days of the year, highways and airports across New York have seen few big problems.

in Local

State Police: Beefed up patrols to continue through weekend

STATE POLICE

Just because Thanksgiving is over doesn't mean police in New York state are ending their stepped-up holiday enforcement.

in Local

Yet again, power plant in Lansing gets extension from New York

From WENY.com

Extension means decision on plant likely won't come until 2015

in Local

Black Friday protest planned at Ithaca Wal-Mart

Local_News41-620x400

Groups pushing for increased minimum wage, support for workers at Wal-Mart, other retail stores