Flight Diverted to Logan Airport After Cabin Fills with Smoke Monday Night

A Lufthansa Boeing 747 plane that was heading to Frankfurt, Germany, from Newark International Airport was forced to land at Logan Airport in Boston Monday night after the cockpit filled with smoke.

The flight had left Newark airport at 8:15 pm and passed Yarmouth, Nova Scotia when they made the decision for the emergency landing in Boston. There were 326 people on board the plane.

A spokesperson for Massachusetts State Police said the crew utilized oxygen masks as the plane diverted to Boston.

No one on the plane suffered any injuries such as smoke inhalation while on board. The cause of the smoke has not been released.