Southwest flight makes emergency landing in Philadelphia

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Southwest flight 1380 flying from New York to Dallas had to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia on Tuesday morning after one of its engines malfunctioned.

The Philadelphia International Airport tweeted that the FAA has issued a ground stop for planes at other airports scheduled to leave for PHL.

A passenger on the plane, Kristopher Johnson said that despite losing one of its engines, the plane made a “typical landing.”

“It definitely was a stable landing,” he told CNN. “When we finally landed it was relatively smooth. Kind of a typical landing.”

Although, one passenger, Shrapnel hit the window during the landing and sustained a serious injury, he was however transported to the hospital says CNN affiliates.

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