The smell of smoke in the cabin of on an American Airlines flight is the cause for an emergency landing in Columbia last (Wednesday) night.
According to the city of Columbia’s community relations director Flight 3906 from Chicago declared an emergency around 7 last (Wednesday) night about forty five minutes into the flight.
Pilots declared the emergency and the flight was already scheduled to land at the Columbia Regional Airport.
No smoke was seen or detected and no injuries are being reported.
The plane will be ferried to a maintenance facility in St. Louis this (Thursday) morning.