This is crazy…
RALEIGH-DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, N.C. (WTVD) — The pilot of a Southwest Airlines flight headed to RDU went on the loudspeaker and told passengers their plane was going down, according to a woman on board the flight.
“He said, we’re going down. And everyone is looking around like, is this a joke? Is he serious? And then you felt the nosedive,” passenger Shelley Wills said.
Wills told ABC11 the Tuesday night flight from Tampa took a nosedive thousands of feet in the air while they were about 100 miles away from RDU.
Wills is a nurse and tried helping the first-time flier seated next to her who was clutching her chest.
“I’m thinking oh my God, she’s going to scare herself into a heart attack,” Wills said.
She said people all around her pulled out their cell phones in a desperate attempt to reach their loved ones. She texted her daughter and her husband, but the messages did not go through.