American Airlines flight from London to New York declares emergency, turns back
The emergency was declared around 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time while American Airlines flight 105 was near the town of Swindon, England.
The plane safely landed at Heathrow Airport at 12:30 p.m. ET, according to radar.
The emergency was declared because of a mechanical issue that caused smoke to come out in the plane’s cockpit. Fire trucks met the plane on the ground when it landed.