September 11, 2019 | 10:07pm
A flight from the Dominican Republic to Orlando made an emergency touchdown within the Bahamas Wednesday morning after the on-board crew reported a smoke within the cargo maintain, a report mentioned.
The flight touched down in Nassau quickly after it took off when the crew reported the smoke, the Solar Sentinel reported.
Passengers at first evacuated the airplane usually, however the captain then made the choice to spring the emergency slides and have the remaining crew members and passengers exit down them.
No accidents had been reported in the course of the evacuation, in keeping with the report.
“Initial inspections of the aircraft found no signs of any issues,” JetBlue informed the newspaper in an electronic mail. “The aircraft will be further inspected and customers are continuing on to Orlando aboard a new aircraft.”