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Alaska Airlines flight makes emergency landing after window blows out mid-flight as child who sat near hole loses shirt

Posted on AllSides January 6th, 2024
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An Alaska Airlines flight turned into a nightmare when a section of the plane blew out mid-flight, reportedly sucking out passengers’ belongings and forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing in Portland.

The Ontario, California-bound plane departed Portland International Airport at 4:52 p.m. Friday but returned just 35 minutes later following the terrifying ordeal, according to data from flight tracking website Flight Aware.

Shortly after takeoff, the flight, which had 171 passengers and 6 crew members aboard, “experienced an incident,” American Airlines said in a statement, without divulging further.

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