Boston-bound flight diverted due to smoke

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NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration says a United Airlines flight from Washington to Boston was diverted to Delaware after the pilot reported smoke in the aircraft.

The FAA says flight 3759 was diverted to New Castle Airport near Wilmington on Wednesday morning and landed safely.

The Canadian Regional jet operated by Mesa Airlines took off from Dulles International Airport and was headed to Boston Logan International Airport when the FAA says it was diverted around 9:50 a.m.

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