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Cathay Pacific Flight Traveling To LAX Makes Emergency Landing In Aleutian Islands

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 bound from Hong Kong to Los Angeles International Airport has diverted to a U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands after smoke was detected on the aircraft. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says Flight 884 declared an emergency and landed early Wednesday morning at Eareckson Air Station in Shemya, Alaska. Cathay Pacific in a statement said flight CX884 made a precautionary diversion when the crew detected smoke in the jet. The Boeing 777-300ER landed safely with 276 passengers and 18 crew. Shemya Island is at the western tip of the Aleutians. The base has a 10,000-foot runway. An American Airlines jet traveling from Dallas-Fort Worth to Tokyo made an emergency landing there in July 2010 after a fire warning light malfunctioned. Related Tags: Aleutian Islands, Cathay Pacific Boeing 777, Emergency Landing, LAX, Smoke In Aircraft, US Air Base Louisiana Theater Shooting, Chattanooga shooting, Greece, crisis, Gunman On Beach, Confederate flag, racist, Charleston shooter, South Carolina church, skinhead, Dylann Roof, Tornado, FIFA, Arrested, Corruption, Nepal, Amtrak train, Train Crash, train crashes, Philadelphia, Baltimore riots, Freddie Gray, violent, National Guard, Violence in Baltimore, Gas Clash Protesters, WTF, NYC, RAW Video, Kenji Goto, Kurdish, Hostage, BREAKING NEWS, JAPANESE HOSTAGE, HD Video, New Video, Iraq, FULL Video, Super Bowl, 2015 Budweiser, Lost Dog, NEW YORK BLIZZARD 2015, Ukraine, Donetsk, war, military, Putin's War, Russian Terrorists, Invasion, Separatists, Slaviansk, crisis, fighting, news, compilation, news reporter , news channel 5, news channels, youtube, halloween, ghetto, helicopter crash, yesterday, interruption , in spanish, interview , live today , jetpack fail, japanese, jingle music junkie, justin bieber, jokes, 24h, dancing, news korea, kenya, live, news on air, live stream, news movies, news music, news mess ups, news channel, news now, bloopers 2014, news fails, news on ebola, news one, Radar, Bus Stop Buddy, FOX Futurecast, Hurricane, Local News, Most Popular, Investigates, Politics, Mobile Apps, Text Alerts, Seen On TV, Watch Newscasts Live, TV Schedule, Traffic, Gift Of Life, Yellow Pages, NEWS, Local, U.S. & World, Sports, Health, Tech, Weird, Weather, WEATHER, Forecast, Maps & Radar, Weather Alerts, School Closing Alerts, Weather News, ENTERTAINMENT, Events, In The Wings, NY Live, Your Guide 4 NY, Open House, 1st Look, Job Shop, Auto, Tech, Business, Personal Finance, Small Business, Breaking news, latest news, Terror strikes France, Democrats, Economy, Taxes, Poverty, Corporations, Jobs, Energy, Small Business, Unions, Wall Street, Education, Early Education, School Reform, Elections, Election 2012, Election 2014, Election 2016, Money in Politics, Voting Rights, Equality, LGBT, Race, Women, Immigration, Green, Pollution, Climate, Health, Health Care Reform, Obamacare, Global Health, Food, HIV-AIDS, Sexual Health, National Security, Middle East, Military, Afghanistan, Terrorism, Republicans, Tea Party, Society, Civil Liberties, Criminal Justice, Guns, Media, Religion, Culture, Terrorism, ISIS, 2015 Golden Globes Awards, Al Qaeda, Senior Bowl, Miss Universe 2015, Nhl All Star Game, Hassan Whiteside, When Is The Super Bowl, Four Five Seconds, The Interview, Debbie Reynolds, Ariel Winter, Weather Nyc, news bloopers, newsboys, newsroom, newsies, news fails, newsboys we believe, newsroom news live, news bloopers 2014, New York Blizzard 2015, SNOW STORM, Winter Storm Juno 2015, BREAKING, EPIC, HURRICANE.