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Smoke Forces Plane To Land in Minn.

December 2, 1998

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) _ A Northwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing Tuesday with smoke in the cockpit.

No one was injured.

The DC-9 was carrying 91 people, including crew members, on Flight 24 from Minneapolis to Chicago when the plane made the emergency landing at 1:30 p.m.

Firefighters at the airport said the smoke was caused by an electrical fire.

Barry Hoeppner, manager of customer service ground operations for Northwest in Rochester, said the airline was not yet releasing the cause.

He said passengers were booked onto other flights.

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