Reports of a fire forced a Southwest Airlines plane to land at John Wayne Airport (businessinsider.com)
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A view of flight 2123 on the tarmac at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California. Screenshot via KABC
Reports of smoke forced a Southwest Airlines jet to make an emergency landing at John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Orange County, California, after takeoff on Monday night. The carrier said flight 2123 had departed John Wayne on its way to San Jose. It returned to John Wayne and emergency slides were deployed. Images posted by KABC-TV showed the aircraft surrounded by emergency vehicles on the tarmac. A Southwest Airlines plane was forced to return to John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Orange County after reports of smoke on board, the airport said in a social-media posting on Monday night.
Flight 2123 had departed John Wayne on its way to San Jose. It returned to the airport and emergency chutes were deployed. All passengers and crew safely exited the plane, KABC-TV reported .
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