Plane diverted to Buffalo for reported in-flight issues


(WIVB) – A flight was diverted to Buffalo Wednesday morning due to reported in-flight issues.

Southwest Flight #1291 from Chicago Midway International Airport to T.F. Green International Airport in Providence was diverted to Buffalo at 12:04 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the NFTA, the plane was diverted due to what appeared to be smoke reported in the cockpit of the plane.

The plane landed safely and left Buffalo just before 2 a.m. Wednesday, arriving in Providence around 3 a.m.

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