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Southwest Flight From Dallas Makes Emergency Landing

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(credit: KTAB-TV / KRBC-TV)

ABILENE (CBSDFW.COM) - Smoke in the cockpit forced a Southwest Airlines flight, which departed from Dallas Love Field Thursday morning, to make an emergency landing in Abilene, Texas.

Flight #12, carrying 123 passengers and five crew members, was enroute to Albuquerque, New Mexico at the time of the emergency.

No one was hurt and the plane landed safely.

Passengers were forced to deplane into the Abilene terminal building, as firefighters investigated the plane.

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