American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Costa Rica

Thursday, June 8, 2017
By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-986 made an emergency landing in San Jose, Costa Rica, on June 6th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, was on final approach to San Jose when the crew received an unsafe gear indication and went around.

The crew subsequently performed a manual gear extension and landed safely.

There were one hundred and eighty-six people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

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