Monday, October 13, 2014

American Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing At San Francisco International Airport (KSFO) After Losing Cabin Pressure

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CBS SF) — An American Airlines which departed San Francisco International Airport Monday had to turn around and make an emergency landing at SFO after losing cabin pressure, according to airport authorities.

American flight 2293 bound for Dallas-Fort Worth returned to SFO at 2:22 p.m. Monday after departing at 1:16 p.m., according to FlightAware. Oxygen masks aboard the Boeing 757-200 did not deploy, the airport duty manager said.

The caption on an image posted on Twitter claims the plane’s interior walls began buckling after takeoff.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor told Bay City News Service the agency would work with the airline to determine the problem before the plane flies again.

There were no reports of injuries.

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