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January 14th, 2014
06:45 PM ET

Third person in Southwest plane cockpit may have distracted pilots

The Southwest plane that landed at the wrong airport in Missouri had a third person in the cockpit, and authorities are investigating whether or not that may have caused the dangerous mistake. CNN's René Marsh reports.


Filed under: Air travel • Rene Marsh • Southwest Airlines
July 26th, 2013
11:49 AM ET

NTSB: Southwest jet landed nose first

The NTSB says the nose gear hit the ground first when a Southwest jet crash-landed at LaGuardia Airport.

RELATED STORY: Southwest jet hit runway nose first, investigators say


Filed under: NTSB • Rene Marsh • Southwest Airlines
June 22nd, 2011
07:06 PM ET

Pilot attacks gays, overweight in rant

A Southwest Airlines pilot goes on an offensive rant over an open cockpit mic. CNN's Jeanne Meserve reports.

Related: Southwest disciplines pilot for rant during flight


Filed under: Air travel • Jeanne Meserve • Southwest Airlines