British Airways flight makes emergency landing in Minneapolis

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A British Airways flight from London to Mexico City made an emergency landing at Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport Friday afternoon.

According to Flight Radar's Twitter account, British Airways flight 243 made the unscheduled stop because of an odor on the flight deck.

https://twitter.com/flightradar24/status/683041579611877376

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But, according to FOX 9's Jack Highberger, officials did not find any sign of fire on the plane.

https://twitter.com/JackHighberger/status/683060429715705856

Airport officials tell the television station no other flights have been affected.

British Airways is the world's largest operator of the Boeing 747.

According to Flight Aware, the plane was scheduled to depart from Minneapolis to Mexico City at 7:12 p.m., but has been delayed.

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