• Firefighter who pulled Southwest flight victim back into plane 'felt a calling' to help

    1 month ago - By KMBC

    The Texas firefighter spoke emotionally about the tragic mid-flight emergency.
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  • Firefighter who pulled Southwest flight victim back into plane ‘felt a calling' to help

    Firefighter who pulled Southwest flight victim back into plane ‘felt a calling' to help

    1 month ago - By WGN TV

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    CELINA, Texas - Flight attendants were in the aisle asking for drink orders on Southwest flight 1380 Tuesday when Andrew Needum heard a “loud pop.”
    Suddenly, oxygen masks fell down from the ceiling. He put his on, and then he turned to his father and his son next to him in Row 8, and his wife, mother and daughter across the aisle to help them put on their masks.
    That's when the firefighter from Celina, Texas, heard a commotion in the back of the plane. After getting his wife's silent approval, he said, he hustled to the back to help.
    “I'm trained for emergency situations and...
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