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Flight returns to Oakland after smoke in cockpit

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

A Southwest Airlines flight circled back to Oakland International Airport shortly after takeoff this morning after smoke was reported in the cockpit, an airport spokesman said.

Southwest flight No. 2899 departed Oakland for Reno, Nev., just after 9 a.m., the spokesman said.

The flight has since been canceled, according to the Southwest website.

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