Smoke Reported On China Eastern Flight At LAX

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — The Los Angeles Fire Department reports the situation is static after smoke was reported on a passenger jet at LAX Saturday.

Reports came in of smoke in the cockpit of an Airbus jet just before 12:15 p.m.

A representative for LAX confirmed there was a problem with a power unit on China Eastern flight 586. The aircraft was an Airbus 340-600.

The flight was preparing to leave gate 105 of the Tom Bradley International Terminal when the smoke was reported.

The fire department says there was no flame and no injuries.


One Comment

  1. Den P says:

    18 years ago I took a China flight from Los Angeles to the Philippines via SFO (Burlingame CA) and Japan. Something was burning about half way to the F r i s c o Bay area. It scared us but quicky went away. The stewardes later told us that one of the coffee makers burned out.

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