Plane makes emergency landing at RDU after report of smoke in the cabin

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Pictures from Chopper 11 showed the plane sitting on a runway with emergency vehicles around it.

A Republic Airlines flight operating as American Eagle made a safe landing at RDU Wednesday afternoon after diverting on a flight from Philadelphia to Jacksonville.

Pictures from Chopper 11 showed the plane sitting on a runway with emergency vehicles around it. The plane was soon towed to a terminal.

No one on board was hurt.

The airline said the flight crew made the call to divert after a report of smoke in the cabin.

The airline said it was working to get the 65 passengers to Jacksonville as quickly as possible.
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