Southwest airlines plane makes emergency landing at DFW Airport

Posted May 09, 2018

A Southwest Airlines flight from Nashville, Tennessee, had to make an unscheduled landing at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.

Lauderdale, was pulling up to the gate when the collision occurred, per a statement released by Southwest.

Southwest has confirmed that none of the 172 passengers aboard the flight were hurt.

It's not clear why the truck driver ran into the plane.

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A passenger who was present on the plane at the time told ABC7 that no one injured due to the accident.

The airline said it was "glad to hear everyone made it safely to BWI" but that it regretted the inconvenience.

The Southwest Airlines flight was taxiing to its gate, when a ground crew's pickup truck hit the Boeing 737 at Baltimore-Washington International Airport. "We've added eight time-saving new routes just this year for our loyal San Jose Customers to get to places such as Orlando, St Louis, and Spokane without a stop or a drive to another airport".

Officials are said to be investigating why a ground vehicle struck the Southwest aircraft on Monday morning. One of the engines of the plane exploded, causing a piece of shrapnel to smash one of the windows of the jet.