Emergency crews at Melbourne airpot after Tigerair flight lands with smoke in cabin

March 1, 2016 8:30 am

The cabin reportedly filled with smoke. Photo / iStock

Emergency crews are at airport after reports a Tigerair plane with smoke in the cabin has landed safely.
The plane, which had travelled from Brisbane, landed safely just after 10am after the pilot requested priority landing following reports of smoke in the cabin, according to Airservices Australia.
It’s believed Ambulance Victoria is treating three passengers with concerns they were exposed to smoke or fumes.
A Melbourne Airport spokeswoman said the plane – Tigerair flight 511 – is at its usual parking bay and emergency services were called as part of the airport’s standard procedures.
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