Two planes returned to Logan International Airport this morning after reports of fire on one and smoke on the other, but no fires were found, a Logan spokesman said.
American Airlines Flight 1875, a Boeing 737 bound for Chicago with 160 people aboard, returned to the airport after reporting a fire on board. The plane landed at 6:30 a.m. and was checked out by Massport fire and rescue personnel, said airport spokesman Phil Orlandella.
Delta Airlines Flight 1373, a McDonnell Douglas MD88 bound for New York's LaGuardia with 79 people on board, returned to the airport after a report of a smell of smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed at 7:23 a.m. and was checked out by fire and rescue personnel, Orlandella.
In both cases, nothing was found. And both planes taxied back to the gates under their own power.
"The airlines will check the planes out and decide what to do with the passengers," said Orlandella.
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