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7:39 PM, Jan 21, 2013   |    comments
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A Southwest Airlines flight from Kansas City to Houston was diverted to Tulsa after crew members smelled smoke in the cabin of the aircraft.

Southwest spokeswoman Olga Romero in Dallas says Flight 254 with 76 passengers and five crewmembers on board landed safely at Tulsa International Airport about 9:15 a.m. Monday after the pilot diverted there a precaution. She says there were no injuries.

Romero says the Boeing 737 is being inspected in Tulsa and that the passengers were placed on a flight to Dallas where they will be able to board a connecting flight to Houston.

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