Smoke in cockpit cause Frontier flight to return to Louisville airport

Posted by Mike Dever - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Midwest/Frontier Regional jet that departed Louisville for Milwaukee early Tuesday turned around after crews reported smoke in the cockpit. It landed safely at Louisville International Airport around 11:30 a.m.

Trish Burke, a spokeswoman for the Louisville Regional Airport authority, says the ground crew is inspecting the plane to see if it is safe to continue flying.

Burke says it was Frontier Flight #1912 and about 22 passengers were on board.

It's not yet known if the plane continued to Milwaukee or if passengers were moved to another plane.

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