United flight makes emergency landing in Amarillo

Today, the AFD Aircraft Rescue team was alerted to an inbound United Airlines flight with smoke in the cabin. The ARFF crews set up near the runway before the plane landed and were ready to go. 

When the plane landed, most of the smoke had dissipated, allowing the passengers to self-evacuate at the terminal. Firefighters boarded the plane with thermal imaging cameras and found no active heat signatures.

There were no injuries.  Some of the passengers that complained of a headache were checked out by AMS crews but none were transported to the hospital.

It is unknown what caused the smoke in the plane at this time.  This aircraft was an A320 Airbus carrying 115 passengers.

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