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Flight from Indy to Atlanta makes emergency landing in Tennessee

Posted: 7:06 PM, Jun 23, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-23 21:41:35-04
Flight from Indy to Atlanta makes emergency landing in Tennessee

INDIANAPOLIS -- A flight from Indianapolis to Atlanta made an emergency landing in Tennessee Friday evening after declaring an emergency. 

Delta Flight 1534 was diverted to the Tri-Cities Regional Airport in Blountsville. 

The plane made a safe landing at 5:39 p.m. No injuries were reported. 

A Delta spokesperson said 

The following is a statement from the FAA:

"Delta 1534, an MD88, declared an emergency after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and cabin and is diverting to Tri-Cities Airport. The flight departed Indianapolis International Airport and was headed to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Update to follow upon landing.”

The aircraft, an MD-88, is Delta's most-used plane. 

The average age of Delta's MD-88 fleet is 26.4 years. 

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