February 27, 2021

Jet Blue flight from Cayman Islands waiting to depart after emergency landing at Charleston Airport

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By Melissa Boughton From The Post and Courier

A Jet Blue flight that made an emergency landing Monday evening at was scheduled to depart nearly five hours later.

The plane was travelling from the Cayman Islands to John F. in New York, according to spokeswoman .

She said the pilot requested to land at the local airport after reporting a smell in the cockpit. The plane had just pulled up to the gate around 5 p.m., she said.

It is unknown what the smell was or what might have been wrong with the plane, but Jet Blue sent a different aircraft that passengers were expected to depart in at 9:45 p.m. The airline served pizza to the passengers while they waited, Gunnells said.

For more on this story go to: http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20150629/PC16/150629293/jet-blue-flight-from-cayman-islands-makes-emergency-landing-at-charleston-airport

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