Plane makes emergency landing at Phila. Int'l Airport

December 22, 2012 4:03:36 PM PST
Officials say a plane bound for Cleveland early Saturday returned to Philadelphia International Airport after a report of a smell of smoke onboard.

It happened around 6:20 Saturday morning.

Crew members on board a Cleveland bound United Airlines flight reported a fire in the bathroom.

The plane, carrying about 47 people, touched down safely and everyone was evacuated.

Authorities say it was an electrical fire and it was quickly extinguished.

Airport officials are reporting normal operations.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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