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Cross country flight makes emergency landing in Madison

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Officials said an American Airlines American Airbus A321 made an emergency landing at the Dane County Regional Airport Sunday afternoon.

According to a spokesperson for the airport, a flight from JFK to LAX was diverted to the Madison airport because of smoke coming from the aircraft.

The plane shut down the airstrip for 5 minutes from 2:19 p.m. to 2:24 p.m.

Officials reported 190 people, including crew, were on board, and no one was injured.

American Airlines said it will keep the aircraft in Madison and is working to get another flight for the passengers.