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UPS plane makes emergency landing at Louisville International Airport

The UPS plane can be seen on the upper left side of the picture, coming in for a landing. The UPS plane can be seen on the upper left side of the picture, coming in for a landing.
Emergency crews responded in force to the scene at Louisville International Airport. Emergency crews responded in force to the scene at Louisville International Airport.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Emergency crews were dispatched to Louisville International Airport Tuesday night after a UPS pilot reported fumes in the cockpit while in flight, according to a MetroSafe supervisor and an airport spokesperson.

Louisville Fire and Rescue crews were called to the scene shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday. The plane landed safety around 9:15 p.m.

Airport spokesperson Trish Burke said the MD-11 was flying from Louisville to Houston when it turned around to make an emergency landing at Standiford Field.

Both Burke and a UPS spokesperson confirmed two people were on board the plane. They were being checked out but were expected to be okay.

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