VIDEO EMERGENCY Delta flight #DL2028 forced to land after smoke fills cabin

There was an emergency in the air late Thursday as smoke billowed into the cabin of a Delta jet flying from Fort Lauderdale to New York.

The MD-88 with 89 passengers on board, reported smoke in the cockpit and a problem with one of the jet’s two engines.

The pilots landed safely in Charleston, South Carolina, about 700 miles short of its intended destination.