Jet makes emergency landing at RDU

July 12, 2013 7:50:21 PM PDT
A JetBlue flight from LaGuardia to Tampa made an emergency landing at RDU Airport Friday evening.

Airport officials told ABC11 that a smoke indicator light on JetBlue flight 1117, an Airbus 320, went off in the cockpit for a compartment underneath the aircraft.

The pilot declared an "Alert 2" emergency and landed at RDU at 7:13 p.m.

After landing, fire crews checked the plane.

Officials said there was no immediate danger to the 138 passengers and crew members on board.

The plane resumed its flight at 9:35 p.m. after being checked by mechanics.

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