American Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Iceland

April 13th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by BNO News  

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND (BNO NEWS) — An American Airlines plane with 145 people on board has made a succesful emergency landing Tuesday in Iceland after reports of chemical smell in the forward cabin.

At least five crew members from AA flight 49 are being treated from headache and nausea after the landing after 13:50 GMT (09.50 ET).

The Dallas Fort Worth-bound Boeing 767-300 plane departed from Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, France, according to a FAA spokesperson.

Further details were not immediately available.

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