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Updated Apr 15, 2013 - 5:04 pm

US Airways flight to LA is diverted to Phoenix

PHOENIX — Authorities say a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to Los
Angeles was diverted to Phoenix after an unusual odor was detected in the
cockpit.

Federal Aviation Administration officials say US Airways flight 797 landed
safely at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport at 10:47 a.m. Monday.

FAA spokesman Ian Gregor says the agency is working with US Airways to
determine the cause of the odor.

It wasn’t immediately clear how many passengers and crew were aboard the plane
or whether they had to take another plane to Los Angeles.

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