US National Transportation Safety Board said the United Airlines Airbus A320 that exited a New Orleans runway when making an emergency landing on April 4 did not experience smoke in the cockpit but rather an apparently false automated smoke warning followed by system disruptions. The UA flight was headed from MSY to San Francisco when the pilots declared an emergency just 20 min. after takeoff. Upon landing at MSY, the aircraft's nose wheel exited the side of the runway (ATW Daily ...

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