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Southwest Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Norfolk airport

Southwest Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Norfolk airport

A Southwest Airlines plane headed from Providence, R.I., to Orlando, Fla., made an emergency landing at Norfolk International Airport Friday afternoon after a smoke indicator went off in a lavatory. The plane, which had 145 passengers, landed at Gate 3 about 2:20 p.m. after an indicator went off in the plane, and a slight electrical burning smell was detected, said Charlie Braden, Norfolk International Airport’s director of market development. No active smoke or flames were found on the plane, and a crew with the airport’s fire department determined that the plane had a faulty detector, Braden said. No injuries have been reported, and the passengers on are waiting for the...

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