MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Delta Air Lines flight bound for Minneapolis made an emergency landing at Rochester Airport Thursday morning due to a smoky odor in the cabin of the plane.
According to Rochester Airport officials, the SkyWest CRJ900 aircraft, operating for Delta, was traveling from St. Louis, Missouri to Minneapolis when it declared an emergency and requested to land in Rochester.
The flight landed safely at around 7:20 a.m. with emergency responders standing by. No medical treatment was required for the 39 passengers and four crew members onboard.
SkyWest Airlines later confirmed that the emergency landing for Skywest Flight 3757 was due to a smoky odor in the cabin.
As of 10:52 a.m., the passengers were being transported to Minneapolis on a bus.