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The Berkshires

Plane forced to make emergency landing after smoke detector goes off

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ALBANY, N.Y. -- A passenger jet heading to the Washington, D.C. area was forced to turn around and make an emergency landing in Albany.

A spokesperson for Albany International Airport says a smoke detector went off in one of the restrooms around 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Officials say the 65 passenger united airlines jet flight landed safely and no one was injured.

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