Flight originating from Philadelphia makes emergency landing in North Carolina

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An airplane that originated in Philadelphia had to make an emergency landing in North Carolina on its way to Jacksonville, Florida. (WPVI)

A flight that originated in Philadelphia had to make an emergency landing in North Carolina on its way to Jacksonville, Florida.

The plane landed at Raleigh-Durham International Airport just before 6:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Our sister station WTVD reports no one on board was hurt.

The airline says the flight crew made the call to divert after a report of smoke in the cabin.

The plane was a Republic Airlines flight operating as American Eagle.

The airline says it was working to get the 65 passengers to Jacksonville as quickly as possible.

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