Transcript for Southwest Airlines Flight's Takeoff Aborted
Start with that big scare for people -- -- that Southwest Airlines flight that was heading from Sacramento to Seattle last night the pilot forced a very quickly abort the take up. As emergency crews scramble to hold down the plane. ABC's Lisa stark covers aviation for -- Lisa what exactly happened here. We'll damage started just as a routine takeoff from Sacramento 132. Passengers including two small children on that southwest -- it was bound for Seattle. The pilot as he raced down the runway two tires apparently blew out on the Boeing 737. The crew immediately aborted that takeoff and frightened passengers knew something was wrong. It's scary to the persons like. You know I've been on a lot of airplanes and stuff and you don't expect not to have been the plaintiffs like literally -- back and forth offered a halfway down the runway and also you heard a loud pop and shaken blazers shaken this that the NASDAQ down at that would for the time. -- initial reports warned that the tires caught fire but the airline says it did not happen. Instead the pilots called -- emergency crews -- hosed down those hot tires just in case all of the passengers forced to get off the plane on the runway but. They were able to do so one portable stairs not the emergency slides and luckily. No one was hurt. But -- a few tense moments on that jet for both the crew and those holiday travelers tends to say -- -- Lisa thank you very much.
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