October 22, 2013 at 6:10 AM
UPDATE: Delta flight lands in Seattle after diversion
UPDATE: 7:50 a.m. | PASCO, Wash. (AP) — A Seattle-bound Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta that made an emergency landing Monday night to Pasco finally landed about 6 a.m. Tuesday at Sea-Tac Airport.
KOMO reports the Boeing 757 had landed at the Tri-Cities airport after a sensor indicated a fire in the cargo hold, which turned out to be a false alarm.
KNDU-TV reports some passengers were to be bused to Seattle while others waited for the plane to be cleared to continue the flight.
A Delta spokesman did not immediately return a call for confirmation and details.
A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman at a Seattle-area operations center said she could not confirm the landing and directed inquiries to an FAA spokesman who did not immediately return an email.
PASCO (AP) — A Delta Air Lines jet reportedly made an emergency landing at Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco last night.
No injuries were reported.
A passenger told the TV station the plane was bound from Atlanta to Seattle.
A Delta spokesperson did not immediately return a call for confirmation and details
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