Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport

ALBANY, Ga. Police in Albany say they responded to reports of a fire in the cargo compartment of the plane shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday.
Concerns about the possible fire led the plane -- Allegiant Air flight 863 -- to make an emergency landing at Southwest Georgia Regional airport in Albany.
All 155 passengers and 6 crew members got off the plane safely. Video showed passengers sliding down inflatable chutes.
Brian Davis, a spokesman for the Nevada-based airline, says the plane had taken off from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and was scheduled to land in St. Petersburg, Fla.


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