AA Flight 1461 Lands in Emergency at Tulsa International Airport

Friday, May 16, 2014
By George Hatcher

American AirlinesAmerican Airlines flight 1461 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport, Oklahoma on May 14.

The Dallas-bound MD-80 aircraft departed from Little Rock, Arkansas with 137 passengers and 5 crew members on board. However, the pilot found a mechanical fault and had to divert the plane towards Tulsa Airport, just a few minutes after it took off.

The plane was welcomed by emergency crews when it touched the tarmac at about 12:45 p.m.

No one was injured in the incident.

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