Passengers aboard Southwest Flight #2675 tweet about experiencePosted: Updated:
PHOENIX -- Passengers who were on board the Southwest Airlines flight that was diverted to Sky Harbor Airport have been active on social media, tweeting and posting Facebook updates about the experience.
Southwest Flight #2675 from Los Angeles to Austin, Texas landed at Sky Harbor at approximately 3:40 p.m.
The incident caused a big traffic mess around the airport, with major backups on the freeways.
Once the plane landed, all 143 passengers on board swiftly deplaned via airstairs. Some of those passengers are sharing their perspective about what happened.
Emergency landing in PHX. Brought down by fighter jets. Machine guns. Wow. twitter.com/ebb663/status/…— Edward Burger (@ebb663) June 10, 2013
Emergency landing in Phoenix with tonnsss of cops. Had to de-board and leave everything in the plane. vine.co/v/blWWvntKFn1
— Zoom Horvath(@zcloco) June 10, 2013
Supposedly two fighter jets escorted us down. We're waiting away from the plane in a bus. #2675 They aren't telling us anything— Zoom Horvath(@zcloco) June 10, 2013
Were all kickin it in buses waiting to figure out what's going on #2675 #swa— Zoom Horvath(@zcloco) June 10, 2013