Michael Rettershouse's wife sent him out of Gretna just before his plane landed in Southwest Airlines. She had tried to park in the driveway and was too slippery.
Rittershaus said he wondered if they had thrown the track. Soon the plane landed, and he realized it was not a simple flight.
The plane slid off the track.
"It was not too scary," said Ritterhausus, returning from business. a trip to California with a stop in Las Vegas. "Yes, it is obvious that it is icy."
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Benny Salt, a 30-year-old passenger, said that after the plane was docked as if the plane was moving in S-shape before it stood up. "Then suddenly it felt as if it hit a black ice patch and then went aside," said Salz, a producer in Los Angeles, who was returned to Omaha to visit
McCoy, the airport manager, said the crews had worked on treating Epliy's tracks since the beginning of the frozen rain earlier in the day.
Sarah Smith traveled on Friday with her husband, Andy Lee, and their three young children from Alamo, California, for the niece's birthday. Like many travelers, she said the test on Friday was mostly peaceful.
"You can just say you slide a bit, then a little shaken to the end," she said.
The passengers said they were left on the plane. for about an hour after sliding from the end of track 14R. The footsteps were finally brought to the plane and the passengers were taken by bus to the terminal where they were briefly detained in a conference room.
Smith said her kids did not notice something was wrong. "I do not think they even understood what happened," she said. He had a seat on the window and said he knew the landing was wrong when he saw ice.
"We've come to uneven stops somewhat," he said. Barris said the plane did not move very quickly when a slide appeared. – Everybody was cool. The crew was cool.
Rittershaus, from Greta, sent a message to his wife as soon as he knew what had happened. – We just got out of the track. No urgent help, "he informed.
Her answer: "Call me when you can."
The passengers were offered lunch, but Rettersauze refused. He had only hand luggage and after a brief discussion with airline employees and a few papers, he came home.
He wanted to do something about this slippery alley. to this report.
And … … we got out of the track! 😳
Eppley Airfield is currently closed after Southwest Airlines flight 1643 emerges from the end of the track 14R after landing in Omaha. All flights are currently suspended.
– Eppley Airfield (@OMAairport) January 18, 2019
We look forward to our analysis. My thoughts of back pain. It could hurt my neck. Oh, and I lost some hair. Using this as evidence in case you suddenly forget all the events of the last 90 minutes. # Ippley # stillsurvivedflight1643 pic.twitter.com/n7PWxkXKmi
– Michael Rettershouse (@mrittershaus) 18 January 2019
a flight from Vegas got off the track this afternoon. An officer said the passengers were gathering in a conference room (right down the corridor of gray dividers). He said the media would not be able to interview them @OWHnews pic.twitter.com/B5SPsuVwtI
– Reece Ristau (@reecereports) January 18, 2019
This is Miranda Engelcamp, her sister Sarah Smith was on a flight with her husband and three children. Engelcamp said that her sister had said she had not realized that the plane was sliding first. "It was a more inappropriate landing than normal," the nurse said. Reece Ristau (@reecereports) January 18, 2019
Benny Salt, 30, is a producer in Los Angeles. He returns to his hometown (Omaha). He said that once the plane touched, it felt as if it had entered s-form before it stood up. "And then suddenly he felt as if he hit a black ice patch and then went aside." Reece Ristau (@reecereports) 2019
Steve McCoy, an airport manager for the Omaha Airport Administration, has just spoken with the media. The plan "safely landed" at 14:02, then slid off the runway.  – Reece Ristau (@reecereports) January 18, 2019
McCoy said On board were 150 passengers and 6 crew members. The plane is still at the end of the track (at 16:00). The crews assess the safety of other tracks. January 18, 2019
"Airport crews have been working at the airport since the beginning of this winter event by treating the slopes suitable for
– Rees Ristau (@reecereports) ) January 18, 2019
Sarah Smith traveled with her husband Andy Li and her three little children from Alamo, California, as a niece party. Like many passengers I talked to, she said the test was mostly calm. "You can just say that you slipped a bit and then a little uneven at the end." Philip Barris, 57, came from Los Angeles for the wedding of his family friend. pic.wikia.com/geXB2xK7yA
– Reece Ristau (@reecereports) January 18, There was a seat on the window and he knew the landing was wrong when he saw ice. "We came to an uneven stop. He said that the plane was not traveling very fast when the sliding. – Everybody was cool. The crew was cool. " pic.twitter.com/2uEiumzCKa
– Rees Ristaway (@reecereports) January 18, 2019
I'm leaving here. Here's our story: https://t.co/8ZsHYTAnSy
-Reece Ristau (@reecereports) January 18, 2019