Burning Smell on Plane Forces Emergency Landing at Logan

An American Airlines aircraft in 2012.
An American Airlines aircraft in 2012. –ALAN DIAZ/AP

This is why you should occasionally shake out your toaster.

A Miami-bound American Airlines flight out of Boston had to turn around and land at Logan Sunday morning after passengers smelled smoke. The smell came from burning bread crumbs in an oven, according to CBS Boston.

A spokesperson from American Airlines says once on the ground, it was discovered the smell was from burning bread crumbs. The oven was cleaned and the flight took off again at 8:20 a.m.

There were 160 people on board the flight. The flight landed safety in Miami at 11:22 a.m., according to Flight Tracker.


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