Fumes force San Juan-bound jet to make emergency landing in Bahamas

By BNO News

NASSAU, BAHAMAS (BNO NEWS) — A JetBlue Airways flight made an emergency landing Wednesday in Nassau after crew members reported smelling fumes in the cabin.

JetBlue Airways flight 1757, an Airbus A320, was traveling from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to San Juan, Puerto Rico and landed safely at around 01:00 p.m. “Crew reported smelling fumes and chose to divert,” said FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen

According to JetBlue, a new aircraft was ordered to take the passengers on to San Juan.

The new plane will take off at 5:35 p.m., and passengers should be in San Juan shortly after 8 p.m., JetBlue added.

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