By JASON GREEN | email@example.com | Bay Area News Group
PUBLISHED: May 30, 2017 at 10:53 pm | UPDATED: May 30, 2017 at 10:57 pmGRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — A San Francisco-bound JetBlue flight was diverted Tuesday night after a carry-on bag containing an electronic device started smoking, the airline said.
About 8 p.m., Flight 915 landed safely at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, where it was inspected.
“On May 30, JetBlue Flight from New York’s JFK to San Francisco diverted to Grand Rapids, Mich., following reports of smoke emitting from a carry-on bag holding an electronic device,” JetBlue said in a statement. “The flight landed safely and the aircraft is being inspected by maintenance crews before customers continue to San Francisco.”
The fire was out before the aircraft landed, according to the airport. There were no reports of any injuries among the 158 passengers
Firefighters checked out the aircraft, which was refueled and allowed to continue on to San Francisco.