updated 7/21/2009 9:49:36 AM ET 2009-07-21T13:49:36

Authorities say smoke coming out of the cockpit forced a Chicago-bound United Airlines flight to make an emergency landing at Keflavik International Airport in Iceland.

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United spokeswoman Robin Urbanski says United Flight 949 from London's Heathrow Airport landed safely in Iceland at 2:51 p.m. CDT Monday. There were 178 people aboard the Boeing 767.

No injuries were reported.

Urbanski says a replacement aircraft was dispatched to Keflavik, and passengers were expected to arrive at O'Hare International Airport early Tuesday afternoon.

United Airlines is owned by UAL Corp.

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