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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.
— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) July 1, 2018
NEW: Statement from @dcairports: "At approximately 1 p.m. today, United flight 6122 (ERJ-170) was taxiing for departure from Reagan National Airport en route to Houston when smoke in the cabin was reported and Airports Authority emergency personnel responded to the aircraft." https://t.co/xdvExjmvcZ
— Faiz Siddiqui (@faizsays) July 1, 2018
Smoke on a United flight at National gives passengers a chance to try out the cool slide. pic.twitter.com/LdpzeWylA7
— Jon Bender (@oblivious_dude) July 1, 2018
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