Firefighters respond to smoke indicator light on Austin flight

FILE - Austin fire department truck (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Austin fire department truck (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A United Airlines plane landed safely Wednesday at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport after smoke was reported inside the plane.

The flight, coming from Denver, stopped short of the gate and passengers used a built-in ladder to get off the plane. An airport spokesperson said no passengers were injured and no smoke or fire were found.

The plane was a regional jet that holds 72 to 100 passengers. The incident did not affect any other flights or cause any delays.

Austin firefighters say they responded att around 3:40 p.m. Officials did not say what caused the light to go off.

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