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Plane returns to KCI after report of smoke in cockpit

Posted: 11:52 AM, Jun 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-06 12:52:38-04
American Airlines

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An American Airlines flight Thursday morning from Kansas City to Dallas was forced to return to Kansas City International Airport after a report of smoke in the cockpit.

Flight 2855, an MD-80, took off from KCI around 10:15 a.m. for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

Minutes into the flight, the pilots reported possible smoke in the cockpit and requested to return to KCI.

The flight landed back at KCI without incident several minutes later.