Passengers aboard a Delta Air Lines flight had been compelled to evacuate onto a runway at Denver International Airport late Tuesday after experiences of smoke within the cabin, the Denver Post reported.
The airplane’s 153 passengers used the jet’s emergency slides. One individual was transferred to the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, the Post reported, citing an airport spokesperson.
Other passengers had been injured through the evacuation, however none of them significantly, the spokesperson mentioned.
“The safety of Delta’s customers and crew is our top priority, and we apologize for the concern this situation has caused,” mentioned an airline spokesman.
The Delta flight 1854 from Detroit to Denver landed at about eight:10 p.m.
Pictures on social media confirmed passengers standing on the airplane’s wing through the evacuation whereas a shuttle bus transported them to the airport.
The Denver Fire Department was referred to as to the scene, however no fireplace ever broke out, the Post reported.