Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s private jet made an emergency landing at Van Nuys Airport tonight after the pilot reported smoke coming from the cockpit, according to a statement released by the governor’s press secretary.
The jet was about 10 minutes from Santa Monica Airport, its destination, when the pilot made a quick landing at 6:23 p.m. Although there wasn’t a visible fire, the Los Angeles Fire Department met the jet on the runway.
Upon landing, the governor disembarked and traveled home. No one was harmed in the incident.
Schwarzenegger posted a picture of the jet on his Twitter page and called the incident a “little adventure.”
-- Nicole Santa Cruz