Smoke in Cabin Forces Emergency Landing at LAX

A LAN Airlines flight that departed from Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday was forced to return and make an emergency landing after smoke appeared in the cabin, airport officials said.

The source of the smoke turned out to be a defective food warmer in the galley, LAX officials said.

Flight 601 took off at 2:05 p.m. with 247 people on board bound for Lima, Peru, officials said. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner made a safe landing after returning to the airport.

No one was injured, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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