Fog City News Briefs
By Lara Moscrip
June 4, 2007
Southwest Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Oakland
A Southwest Airlines flight that departed Sacramento en route
to San Diego made an emergency landing at Oakland Airport Sunday
afternoon due to problems with its landing gear, according to
a spokeswoman with the airport. No one was hurt, Cyndy Johnson
The main runway at the airport has been closed since Southwest
flight 3050 landed around 3:29 p.m., according to Johnson. The
runway will be closed until 6 a.m. today and crews will use a
crane to lift the plane and remove it from the runway, Johnson
Despite the closure, there was no disruption to flight service
on Sunday, as planes continued to take off and land from the adjacent
north field runway, Johnson said.
There were 119 people aboard the flight.
According to Johnson, the plane's nose gear collapsed.
Man in critical condition following San Francisco stabbing
One man is in critical condition at San Francisco General Hospital
after he and another man were stabbed near 11th and Folsom Streets
in San Francisco's South of Market area earlier today, according
to a San Francisco police officer.
The officer said the incident was initially believed to be gang
related, but officers are currently trying to sort out the convoluted
According to the officer both injured men are in their 20s, but
the condition of the second man is unknown.
Report of the stabbing was received at around 1:20 a.m.
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