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Boston Logan Airport: Fire on Japan Air plane

Heavy smoke has been reported in a plane at Boston's Logan Airport.

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Heavy smoke was reportedly issuing from the belly of a Japan Air plane in Boston's Logan Airport on January 7, 2013. (Twitter: PeterWBZ/Courtesy)

BOSTON — Heavy smoke was reported on a plane at Boston's Logan Airport on Monday.

Boston firemen said the smoke was issuing from a Japan Air plane, which had arrived at the airport just after 10 a.m., according to ABC News' local affiliate WCVB.

The fire is believed to be electrical.

CBS News said there were no visible signs of fire from the plane, which is now parked at a gate.

There were no passengers on board at the time, and no injuries were reported, according to ABC News.

Peter Wilson, managing editor for CBS's local affiliate, tweeted a picture of the belly of the plane:

 

 

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