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“I Felt Like I Was About to See Baby Jesus”: SW Passengers Send Goodbye Texts During Storm Landing

“I Felt Like I Was About to See Baby Jesus”: SW Passengers Send Goodbye Texts During Storm Landing
Ryan Boyd

On Saturday, passengers aboard a turbulent Southwest Airlines destined for New Orleans frantically texted goodbye to their loved ones as the flight’s pilots aborted an emergency landing in the midst of a severe storm in Florida.

The flight eventually made a safe landing in Panama City in order to wait out the storm and refuel.

To read more on this story, go to Business Insider.

[Photo: Shutterstock]

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  1. Zenneth

    April 17, 2018 at 5:23 am

    “…the flight’s pilots aborted an emergency landing.”


  2. SteveMSflyer

    April 17, 2018 at 5:30 am

    Safety at the risk of the bottom line……..

  3. amanuensis


    April 17, 2018 at 8:44 am

    This Flyertalk article cites Business Insider as its source. Business Insider cites Newsweek as its source. The Newsweek article cites the Daily Mail newspaper’s website. And the Daily Mail’s article cites the WWL-TV website. After reading all of the articles on all of these websites, it looks like ONLY the WWL-TV article is the result of original reporting. Everyone else just rewrote and repackaged. So why does Flyertalk not just link directly to the WWL-TV website?

  4. Dave737

    April 20, 2018 at 9:10 pm

    why would you expect to see baby jesus? jesus was an adult when he died.

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