FedEx Plane Diverted To Nashville After Reports Of Smoke In Cockpit

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FedEx Plane Diverted To Nashville After Reports Of Smoke In Cockpit

CREATED Jul 2, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A FedEx plane from Memphis had to be diverted to Nashville International Airport on Wednesday morning.

FedEx officials said the 1412MD10 aircraft was en route to Manchester, New Hampshire, when it was forced to land in Nashville. They said they are working with authorities to determine what happened.


According to FlightAware.com, the flight left Memphis International at 3:56 a.m., and landed in Nashville at 4:53 a.m. 


Reports said there was smoke in the cockpit, but officials have not confirmed that information.

Only the pilot and co-pilot were on board the plane at the time. No injuries were reported.


The plane remained on the tarmac, but runway traffic was not affected.

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