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Flight Returns to Lindbergh Field After Pilot Sees Smoke

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A flight out of Lindbergh Field experienced a close call as an American Airlines jet had to return to the airport 17 minutes after takeoff.

Airline officials said that pilot reported seeing smoke in the cockpit.

Investigators were not able to find a fire or any related problems.

The 146 passengers, who were headed to Dallas, arrived two hours later than scheduled.

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