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Delta Flight From Fort Lauderdale Diverted After Smoke Fills Cabin

A Delta Flight from Fort Lauderdale that was headed to New York was diverted to South Carolina Thursday after passengers said smoke filled the airplane's cabin.

Flight 2028 had left Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and was heading to LaGuardia Airport when the incident happened.

A total of 89 customers were on board. No injuries were reported.

Delta officials said a "performance issue with one of the Boeing MD-88 aircraft's two engines was observed," according to a statement.

The plane landed safely at the airport in Charleston around 4:40 p.m. and technicians were examining the aircraft, Delta officials said.

Another aircraft was coming from Atlanta to continue the flight to New York, officials said.

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