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Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 12/ 1/2010

United flight diverted due to odd smell

By Washington Post editors

A flight taking off from Dulles Airport on Tuesday evening was forced to land in Iowa because of an "unusual smell," United Airlines officials said, according to WUSA .

Flight 846 from Dulles to San Francisco landed in Des Moines as a precaution because of the smell. Another plane was sent to allow passengers to continue the trip.

Read more about the United Airlines flight at WUSA.

By Washington Post editors  | December 1, 2010; 10:53 AM ET
Categories:  Traffic and Transportation, Virginia  
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Did someone fert?

Posted by: blackforestcherry | December 1, 2010 11:15 AM | Report abuse

Iowa is a big farming state. Des Moines is not the place to land if you're senstitive to strange smells.

Posted by: blasmaic | December 1, 2010 12:50 PM | Report abuse

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