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American Airlines plane evacuated at the Washington airport following reports of smoke in the cabin

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An American Airlines plane was evacuated after landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on Monday morning following reports of smoke in the cabin.

The plane, a Bombardier CRJ-200 being operated by PSA Airlines (a regional carrier owned by American Airlines), were obtained from the Tallahassee, Fla., before landing at Reagan National Airport, (DCA), 9:36 a.m., American Airlines confirmed. No injuries were reported amongst the 48 passengers or three crew members.

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“The passengers and crew deplaned on the taxiway by the forward boarding door and were bused to the terminal, no injuries have been reported,” a representative for the airline confirmed in a statement shared with Fox News.

American Eagle Flight 5082 (not pictured) that reported possible smoke in the cabin prior to landing at Reagan National Airport (dca) in Arlington, Va.
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For a maintenance service on American Airlines is said to be in the control of the aircraft.

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As reported by wusa, the passengers of the other flights are reported to be taken on the road, while the American Airlines flight was evacuated. In a photo shared on Twitter that appeared to show the vehicles of the emergency services to attend the aircraft.

DCA also confirmed on Twitter that the runways were cleared at 10:39 pm

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“A previous incident involving an aircraft has been cleared and the traffic resumed,” DCA posted on Twitter. “The airlines are the best source of information about changes in flight status. Thank you for your patience.”

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