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Korean Air plane makes emergency landing in Japan after smoke fills cockpit

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-06-09 13:20

TOKYO - A Korean Air plane made an emergency landing on Friday at Fukuoka airport, in southwestern Japan, after smoke filled the cockpit, according to the airport's operator.

The Boeing 737 which originated from Busan in the Republic of Korea made the landing at around 10:20 am local time.

The operator reported that there were no injuries to any of the 153 passengers or nine crew members as a result of the smoke or the landing.

Fire engines standing by were not needed to discharge water or foam on the aircraft.

The incident caused some delays to arrivals at the airport.

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