American Eagle jet lands at D/FW with smoke in cargo hold

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Credit: WFAA

An American Eagle jet landed at D/FW International Airport Tuesday afternoon reporting smoke in the cargo hold.

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WFAA

Posted on January 29, 2013 at 5:14 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 29 at 5:26 PM

D/FW AIRPORT — No one was hurt Tuesday afternoon when an American Eagle jet reported smoke in the cargo hold after landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Flight 3302 from Moline, Illinois touched down safely at 1:17 p.m. and taxiied to Gate 28 at Terminal B without incident, where all 44 passengers and four crew members exited.

The D/FW Airport Department of Public Safety closed three adjoining gates in Terminal B as a smoking bag was removed from the Embraer ERJ-145 regional jet for further examination.

The incident scene was cleared by 3:30 p.m.

No further information about the contents of the suspicious luggage has been released.

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