Alaska Airlines Emergency Landing
On Feb 10 2013, Alaska Airlines flight 837 en route from Norman Y Mineta San Jose Int’l Airport to Honolulu departed and returned to Mineta San Jose after a power problem in a navigation system an hour into the flight. 132 passengers and six crew were aboard.
When the captain decided to return to Mineta San Jose, the San Jose Fire Department was on standby.
The Boeing 737-800 (738) made a safe landing at 9:40 a.m after two hours in the air, and did not need towing.
The replacement flight was scheduled to leave at 10:45.