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Passengers onboard a Mesa Airlines flight, operating as United Express, from Arlington, Va., to Houston, Texas, had to deplane via the emergency slide after smoke was detected in the cabin, authorities said.

According to reports, the flight was taxiing for takeoff from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport when the air crew noticed smoke.

The article goes on to state the following:

Passengers were quickly deplaned. Fire engines and ambulances were on the ground to meet them.

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