It was a Boeing 737-800 plane bound for Houston, Texas, from Liberia, Costa Rica. The engine apparently had overheated, and luckily the pilot was able to circle back and land safely at the airport in Liberia, where fire trucks and ambulances were ready for them. One of the passengers aboard the plane was Jody Genessy, who was traveling with his wife. He shared his frightening experience with People.com, and it’s giving us the chills.
He also tweeted several times about the incident, which paints a picture about how it all went down.
Just imaging this is making us nauseous. Thankfully, everyone was okay.
At the airport in Liberia, Genessy also shared this Facebook video where he described people praying out loud when they thought the plane was going to crash, and then the sound of clapping when everything turned out okay.