Passengers heard crash, screams; felt plane list to side

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 09, 2024 7:14 AM CT | Published: March 08, 2024 5:14 PM CT

Locals on board United Airlines flight 2477 heard a loud crash when a wheel hit the edge of the Houston runway. “It is the only time I’ve ever been in a plane where people were actually screaming.”


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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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