ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A passenger described the panicked screams, chaos and crying on board as his Dallas-bound Southwest flight made an emergency landing at Albuquerque International Sunport.
Brandon Cox said he had to jump from the wing, as did many other passengers, to escape the plane, as a crew member screamed, "Move away from the aircraft."
Cox said shortly before the crew announced that the plane would be making an emergency landing it got hot on the plane and there was a funny smell.
According to KRQE-TV, Southwest flight 3562 took off from Phoenix on Sunday night and was headed for Dallas Love Field Airport. The plane was forced to land in Albuquerque after what might have been an electrical fire.
The Albuquerque Fire Department tweeted that two people were taken to hospitals. The extent of their injuries was unclear.