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Plane Evacuated at Logan

Passengers were evacuated by emergency chutes from an aircraft at Boston's Logan Airport this morning because of a smoke condition.

Massport spokesman Phil Orlandella says Delta flight 1908 from LaGuardia Airport in New York landed shortly before 7:30 a-m and was taxiing to the terminal when there was a smell of smoke in the cockpit and cabin.

There were 40 passengers and five crew-members on the plane. Orlandella says one person may have sustained hip and leg injuries during the evacuation, and another person may have had a back injury.

Orlandella says the plane did NOT make an emergency landing and the smoke was not noticed until after the aircraft, an M-D-80, was on the ground. (AP)

This program aired on September 29, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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