Puerto Rico emergency landing for Brazil-bound jet

Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An American Airlines jet bound for Brazil has made an emergency landing in Puerto Rico.

American spokesman Matt Miller said the flight took off from Miami and was en route to Sao Paulo when an electrical odor was detected in the cockpit. The plane landed in San Juan without incident Monday. There were no injuries.

The Boeing 767 had 198 passengers and a crew of 13. Miller said the plane would remain in Puerto Rico overnight and the flight would take off Tuesday.

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