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A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737, made an uplanned landing this weekend in Las Vegas as the first officer got sick mid-flight on his way from San Jose to Dallas, Texas.
Per KTNV news,
A Southwest Airlines flight has made an unplanned stop in Las Vegas after the co-pilot became ill.Southwest spokeswoman Brandy King said the co-pilot was fine after being checked by medics.Flight 1015 was flying Friday from San Jose, California, to Dallas. Flight-tracking services showed that the plane was over southern Utah when it turned back to land at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, where it stayed on the ground for about two hours.King said the plane resumed the trip to Dallas with a replacement for the ill crew member, who may have become dehydrated. He was not identified.
The pilot appears to be doing better, and it was speculated that he may have been dehydrated. The passengers finally landed in Dallas after a brief delay of two hours.
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