FedEx jet lands at Tri-State Airport, reports smoke in cockpit

January 25, 2019

CEREDO - Several area fire departments responded to a FedEx plane that landed at the Huntington Tri-State Airport with smoke in the cabin Thursday evening.

According to Ceredo Fire Chief Rob Robson, no one was injured.

The plane, which was scheduled to land at the Tri-State Airport around 5 p.m., was scanned nose-to-tail with thermal cameras upon landing and the cargo was unloaded. No issues were detected and the plane was turned over to airport maintenance.

Consistent with the procedure in place for an emergency on the airfield, Ceredo, Kenova, Prichard and Lavalette fire departments and EMS responded, as well as England Hill from Boyd County, Kentucky, and Marathon Fire Department.

- The Herald-Dispatch

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