• Pilot notices smoke on plane at Charlotte airport

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Air traffic was briefly interrupted at Charlotte Douglas International Airport Thursday after officials said a pilot noticed smoke on his plane.

    Emergency crews surrounded the U.S. Airways plane parked near a gate.
     
    Officials said they didn't find a fire and no passengers were onboard at the time.

    "It was about 10 minutes ago,” said Jason Turner, a witness. “I saw emergency vehicles come out and that was it."

    No one was hurt.

    Officials are still investigating exactly what happened.

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