AirTran flight makes emergency landing at San Antonio International Airport

SAIA spokesman: Drop in cabin pressure forced landing


SAN ANTONIO – An AirTran 737 plane was forced to make an emergency landing in San Antonio late Sunday night after experiencing a drop in cabin pressure. The plane landed at San Antonio International Airport at 10:40 p.m.

The flight was initially set to land at 9:55 p.m., but spent more than 30 minutes in the air burning off fuel, an airport spokesperson said.

Emergency crews were called to the scene to prepare for the landing, but the AirTran flight landed safely. Airport officials said no one was injured.

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