According to several reports, passengers were treated to free pizza in Charleston before taking off on a different plane.
“60 Minutes” producer Katherine Davis happened to be on the plane, and shot video. Here’s what she told CBS News about the experience:
We could hear the beeping of the smoke alarm and it was pretty quickly—the cabin was filling up with smoke pretty quickly—so yeah, it was a little nerve wracking,” Davis said. “They told all of us to put our heads down in our laps because the air would be fresher.
This was the scene on board:
Scariest flight ever ð smoke on the plane pic.twitter.com/uAfDop8QGR
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