Aircraft lands safely in College Station after crew reports fumes on board
College Station firefighters were on standby Saturday afternoon as an incoming aircraft reported fumes on board the plane.
The Envoy Air jet landed safely on the runway at Easterwood Airport at 12:35 p.m. The plane was arriving from DFW and its next scheduled stop on Saturday is the Jack Brooks Regional Airport in Jefferson County, according to the flight tracking website FlightAware.com.
Envoy Air is the largest regional carrier for American Airlines.
At least two dozen passengers, including several children, were safely escorted off the plane with several firefighters and paramedics nearby.
A spokesman for the College Station Fire Department said the crew on board the plane reported fumes, but no passengers reported any medical issues and nobody had to be transported to a hospital.
A spokesman for Easterwood Airport said he couldn't elaborate on the fumes reported by the crew, but also confirmed nobody was injured and the plane landed with no further complications.
News 3's Rusty Surette was there as the passengers deplaned from the aircraft.
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