TOKYO (AP) _ A Delta Air Lines jet en route to Los Angeles with 230 on board made an emergency landing at Tokyo’s main international airport Monday after the pilot reported smoke in the aircraft. No injuries were reported.
The MD-11 plane landed safely at Narita airport outside Tokyo at 8:48 p.m., Japanese Construction and Transport Ministry official Koichi Seo said.
Delta Flight 32, with 216 passengers and 14 crew members, was on its way from the central Japan city of Nagoya to Los Angeles when the pilot contacted air traffic controllers at Narita to report ``smoke and smells″ in the plane, Seo said.
It took off from Nagoya at 6:17 p.m., and the pilot notified controllers of the problem at 7:34 p.m. while about 415 miles east of Narita.