Sacramento-Bound Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Las Vegas

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Southwest Airlines flight destined for Sacramento made an emergency landing in Las Vegas after a bathroom smoke alarm activated, according to a statement from the airline.

The flight from Phoenix made the emergency landing at around 5 p.m. The plane was inspected after passengers were evacuated and there were no issues found.

A spokesman for the airline said the alarm was likely triggered by someone smoking in the rear bathroom.

The plane arrived in Sacramento at about 9 p.m., hours after its original scheduled landing.

 

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