Plane with NASCAR team makes emergency landing in Memphis

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Posted: Mar 07, 2016 5:46 AM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A plane carrying NASCAR team members that was headed from Las Vegas to Charlotte, North Carolina, made an emergency landing in Memphis.

WMC-TV (http://bit.ly/1QFj26w ) reports the plane landed early Monday morning at Memphis International Airport. The plane belonged to Hendrick Motorsports and was carrying team members home from a NASCAR race in Las Vegas.

A Hendrick Motorsports representative tells the news station the plane landed after someone noticed smoke in the cabin. No one was injured or breathed in too much smoke.

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The plane is being evaluated for issues. The passengers will return to Charlotte on another flight.

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Information from: WMC-TV, http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/