Commuter jet makes emergency landing at DIA

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DENVER – A commuter flight from Peoria, Illinois made an “emergency landing” at Denver International Airport Tuesday morning after smoke was detected in the fuselage.

ExpressJet Flight 5912 operating as United Express landed at 8:30 a.m. without incident, according to an ExpressJet spokesperson.

All 19 passengers were transported to the airport terminal by bus. One passenger requested to be transported to a hospital.

Denver was the flight’s scheduled destination.

The source of the smoke was not immediately known.