Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Groton Due to Smoke in Cockpit

A plane with smoke in the cockpit made an emergency landing in Groton Thursday night. 

Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration said a Dassault Falcon aircraft, operated by Dumont Aircraft Charter, landed safely at Groton-New London Airport about 7:15 p.m. Thursday after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and declared an emergency. 

The FAA said the aircraft later departed from the airport for Boston's Logan International Airport. The FAA is investigating. 

No further information was immediately available.

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