Southwest Boeing 737 Max Makes Emergency Landing at Orlando International Airport
A Southwest plane that was on its way to be grounded had to make an emergency landing at the Orlando International Airport on Tuesday.
A Southwest Boeing 737 Max took off from Orlando International Airport after 2:30 p.m on Tuesday.
Airport officials said that it experienced a malfunction and had to return to Orlando for an emergency landing.
Officials went on to say that there were only two passengers, a pilot, and a co-pilot on board.
The plane was heading to Victorsville, California to be grounded, airport officials said.
President Trump previously ordered that all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircrafts be grounded after one crashed in Ethiopia killing 157 people.
Six of those planes, including five Southwest planes, were grounded at the Orlando International Airport. Southwest says that they are committed to safety during this time.