Los Angeles to New York flight diverted to Las Vegas

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Posted: Jan 13, 2016 12:50 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to New York City has been diverted to the Las Vegas airport.

The Las Vegas Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1W7RhaJ ) that the crew on Flight 256 reported smelling smoke in the cockpit on Tuesday afternoon. The plane landed safely at McCarran International Airport.

Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews says the Clark County Fire Department found no fire or smoke aboard the plane, which made it to the gate under its own power.

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Information from: Las Vegas Sun, http://www.lasvegassun.com