• Odor forces emergency landing at Charlotte Douglas, 11 treated


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Fire officials said they responded to an emergency landing Monday night at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

    According to MEDIC, seven people were treated on scene and four more were taken to Carolinas Medical Center with non-life threatening conditions after a strange odor forced the emergency landing at the airport.

    Officials said U.S. Airways flight 706 took off for Germany around 10 p.m. Monday, but the crew smelled the odor and turned the plane around.

    There has been no word yet on what caused the smell and officials said everyone would be OK.

    The airline brought in another plane to get passengers to their destination.

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