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Southwest Flight To Boston Diverted Due To Electrical Smell

BOSTON (CBS) - A Southwest Airlines flight to Boston was diverted Thursday after an electrical smell was detected in the cabin.

A pilot in command of Flight 319 from Atlanta diverted to Baltimore/Washington.

The captain declared an emergency and landed safely.

The airplane has been taken out of service for a maintenance review.

One hundred-thirteen customers and five crew members will fly to Boston on a different airplane.

They are expected to arrive two hours behind schedule.


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