American Airlines aircraft makes an emergency landing in El Paso

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By victoria@aviationnews-online.com June 4, 2018 15:54

American Airlines aircraft makes an emergency landing in El Paso

An American Airlines flight from San Antonio to Phoenix made an emergency landing in El Paso on Sunday night after the aircraft sustained weather damage.

The aircraft landed safely and all 130 passengers and five crew members disembarked with no injuries reported.

American Airlines confirmed in a statement: “American Airlines flight 1897, from San Antonio to Phoenix, diverted to El Paso due to damage sustained by weather in flight. The aircraft, an Airbus A319 with 130 passengers and a crew of five, landed safely at 8:03 p.m. MT. The aircraft is currently being evaluated by our maintenance team. We never want to disrupt our customers’ travel plans, and we are sorry for the trouble this caused.”

victoria@aviationnews-online.com
By victoria@aviationnews-online.com June 4, 2018 15:54