American Airlines diverts flight to Indianapolis after e-cigarette malfunction
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Officials say American Airlines flight 1129 from Dallas to Indianapolis was diverted to Little Rock, Arkansas after a passenger’s electronic cigarette malfunctioned.
The incident occurred around 1:40 p.m. The plane, an MD-80, landed safely and taxied to the gate at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport.
No injuries were reported. A replacement aircraft was sent to the airport to get the passengers to Indianapolis.
American Airlines says the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been notified.