Cockpit smoke triggers evacuation of Mpls. Delta flight

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A plane was evacuated when the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit shortly after the flight arrived in Grand Rapids.

Gerald R. Ford International Airport spokeswoman Tara Hernandez tells The Grand Rapids Press Delta Flight 751 from St. Paul, Minn., touched down just before 10 p.m. Tuesday, and the pilot alerted the airport's communication center of the smoke.

According to Hernandez, fire personnel responded and all 151 passengers evacuated the plane within 10 minutes. No injuries were reported.

Officials are trying to figure out what caused the smoke.

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