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Southwest jet makes emergency landing in Dallas

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DALLAS (AP) — A Southwest Airlines jet has made a safe emergency landing after blowing a tire during takeoff.

Southwest spokesman Brad Hawkins said Friday that Flight 8 was bound for Austin but returned to Dallas Love Field after the tire blew.

Hawkins says the captain of the Boeing 737 flew by the airport so Southwest personnel and air traffic controllers could check for any damage, then landed the plane. It was towed back to the gate.

There were 125 passengers and five crew members aboard. Hawkins says they will be put on another plane Friday to fly to Austin.

 

 

Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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