A United Express flight from Pittsburgh made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport because of a smoke condition.

Republic Airlines flight 289, operating as United Express from Newark, returned to Newark around 11:15 a.m. when smoke began to fill the plane.

Buses were seen taking passengers away from the scene. The FAA's website says There were 27 people on board  flight

Flights in-and-out of Newark have temporarily been suspended according to

United Express plane being towed after making an emergency landing at Newark Airport (WNYW TV via Twitter)

A fire developed in the cargo area of the DeHavilland DH-8 turbo-prop plane reports News 12 New Jersey.

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