Logan Airport Briefly Shuts Down After Flight Aborts Takeoff

Logan International Airport was briefly shut down Friday morning after a Delta commuter flight to Columbus, Ohio, aborted takeoff. Passengers inside the cabin smelled fumes from de-icing fluid, said airport spokesman Phil Orlandella.

All 25 passengers and three crew members were evacuated. No injuries are reported.

The flight, Delta 6049, was aborted about 10:30 a.m.

Logan airport re-opened with some delays but no major problems.

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