Alaska Airlines Makes Emergency Landing After Pilot Loses Consciousness

An Alaska Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Portland, Ore., after the pilot lost consciousness Thursday night. The co-pilot on Flight 473 from Los Angeles to Seattle made an emergency landing at Portland International Airport a little after 9 p.m. local time, according to Paul McElroy, spokesman for Alaska Airlines. McElroy said the pilot suffered from a medical condition, but declined to name specifics, citing company policy. The Boeing 737-700 carrying 116 passengers and five...Full Story
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