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JetBlue Flight Rerouted To Boston Due To Smoke Smell

BOSTON (CBS) -- A JetBlue plane heading to Richmond, Virginia from Boston had to be rerouted back to Logan Airport following a report of a smoke odor in the cabin.

A JetBlue spokesperson says Flight 1281 returned shortly after it departed around 5:48 p.m. on Friday.

Firefighters on board Flight 1281 on Friday. (Photo Courtesy: Patrick Gallagher)

The plane landed safely.

It taxied back to the gate on its own.

The plane is being inspected.

Passengers will continue on to Richmond in another plane.

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