Birmingham Fire responds to plane after emergency landing


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Fire responded to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport after a Southwest Airlines plane went through an emergency landing, according to the department.

The diversion occurred due to a medical emergency on the plane, according to Toni Herrera Bast with the airport. The plane was initially headed from Boston to Houston before the incident.

WIAT will bring you more information as it emerges.

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