HIROSHIMA – An All Nippon Airways jet bound for Fukuoka from Tokyo’s Haneda airport made an emergency landing Sunday in Hiroshima after pilots detected smoke in the cockpit, ANA officials said.
Flight 245, with 139 passengers and crew aboard, landed at Hiroshima airport at 10:26 a.m., the officials said. No injuries were reported.
After the Boeing 777 aircraft took off from Haneda around 9:15 a.m., cabin attendants saw white smoke near a rear door of the passenger cabin, the officials said.
The smoke disappeared shortly after, so the flight continued until pilots smelled smoke in the cockpit after 10 a.m., prompting the captain to request emergency landing clearance.
Hiroshima airport officials said they did not see smoke when the plane landed.
The airline is investigating the incident, the ANA officials said.
The passengers later continued on to Fukuoka via shinkansen, the officials said.
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