American Airlines Emergency Landing: Seats Come Loose

A plane was forced to divert when seats became unbolted mid-flight.
3:00 | 10/01/12

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Aboard an american airlines flight, they actually had to make an emergency landing because some of the seats in the cabin got loose. Somehow becoming unbolted. Abc's senior correspondent jim avila is here. Reporter: Good morning, josh. Abc news has confirmed that american airlines is investigating how and why a row of seats aboard one of its BOEING 757s, FLYING BETWEEN Boston and miami came loose from the cabin in midflight. While no one was hurt, three passengers were moved to other seats in the cabin, and once the plane landed safely, the passengers and all of them boarded another flight to miami. They suffered a three-hour delay. American, of course, has been suffering through labor issues as it goes through bankruptcy in attempts to cut its maintenance workforce. This comes on top of lots of problems for the airline as it suffers what it fears are pilot sit-outs. What has happened so far, the faa said it's monitoring closely. The union has nothing do with this or other delays. Breaking news overnight from

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