Fumes into LA in cockpit

Share on StockTwits

Authorities say fumes from the cockpit and cabin in a Spirit Airlines jet flying from Los Angeles to Denver Motivated the crew to bring the Airplane back to Los Angeles International Airport.

The Los Angeles Fire Department states firefighters evaluated the passengers landed and that the aircraft oxygen masks dropped down for use by passengers as a precaution. No harms were reported.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says Flight 630 returned at the airport at about 9:50 a.m. Friday.

The airline did not immediately respond to mails.

The fire department says the origin of the fumes will be under evaluation.