Trump to Meet Crew of Southwest Flight that Made Emergency Landing

02 May, 2018, 02:01 | Author: Bert Pena
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Several passengers also are expected to attend the meeting at the Oval Office.

Jennifer Riordan was killed on a Southwest Airlines flight after shrapnel from an exploding engine smashed a window at 30,000 feet while flying from LaGuardia Airport in NY and had an emergency landing in Philadelphia on April 17.

Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., was sucked halfway out of the plane, requiring two passengers to pull her back onboard.

"He will thank the crewmembers who safely landed the damaged flight, and meet with the passengers who heroically assisted their fellow passengers", White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said in a statement. Needum and another passenger, retired nurse Peggy Phillips, began performing CPR.

"Everyone's talking about it", Trump said.

The president offered his prayers and condolences to Riordan's husband and children, saying that from what he has heard, "she must've been a fantastic woman".

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The plane was traveling from NY to Dallas.

Tammie Jo Shults earned national fame for her handling of the ill-fated Southwest flight last month.

"They said you were calm and strong and cool", Trump said. Captain Tammie Jo Shults and the rest of the five-person crew, along with some passengers, met with President Donald Trump.

"We all feel we were simply doing our jobs", Shults and Ellisor said in a statement posted on the airline's social media pages. On behalf of the entire Crew, we appreciate the outpouring of support from the public and our coworkers as we all reflect on one family's profound loss.

"Not at all", they responded, shaking their heads.

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