UPDATE, 5:27 p.m.: Friend of the LoCO Heidi Walters just texted in to say that she and her husband Ken were passengers on the interrupted flight in question. The good news: They are about to board a different plane to continue their journey homeboldt. 

“Luckily they had a spare for us,” Walters joked. 

Walters said that staff remained calm as they informed passengers about the situation on her prior flight. Air pressure in the main cabin remained constant, thus no masks dropped from the ceiling. 

“It was odd when the plane began descending then made that sharp turn,” she said. “Then they let us know about the cracked windshield. All very calm and undramatic. Good flight crew!”

In fact, the most exciting aspect of the trip, Walters added, was the unexpected low-altitude view of the Sierra Nevada mountains. And yes, she snapped a photo. See the mountains up close below.

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Original Post: An American Eagle flight traveling from Phoenix Sky Harbor International to to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport (ACV) was forced to make an emergency landing in Fresno around 4 p.m.

ABC30, citing Fresno Fire, reports that American Airlines flight 3130 experienced some issues while flying over Mono Lake when a windshield broke, causing a loss of cabin pressure. You can see the plane’s sudden change of direction in the flight map below from FlightAware.

No one on the flight was injured, according to ABC30.

FlightAware has a new page denoting Flight 3130’s expected journey from Fresno to Humboldt. We will update this post if we learn more.