FAA: Flight out of Charlotte makes emergency landing in Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. — A Piedmont Air flight out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport made an emergency landing at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport because smoke odor in the cockpit was reported, FAA officials confirmed with Channel 9.

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The flight was heading for the Newport News/ Williamsburg International Airport and it landed safely at 6:49 p.m. Sunday.

Officials said 45 people were onboard the plane at the time, but no injuries were reported.

The FAA is investigating the incident.