JetBlue Flight 1416 was 15 minutes into its trip from Long Beach Airport to Austin, Texas, when it had to make an emergency landing.
YouTube user mikefwelch was able to grab footage from inside the cabin as it filled with smoke.
The flight had 142 passengers and five crew members on board.
Four people required medical attention after the emergency landing.
Twilight actor Jackson Rathbone, his wife, and their son were among the passengers on board.
YouTube user mikefwelch also took a second video of the plane successfully landing.
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