Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.

Tammie Jo Shults' name has not been officially released by Southwest, but her alma mater and the passengers have identified her as the pilot of the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing on April 17, 2018.
Tammie Jo Shults' name has not been officially released by Southwest, but her alma mater and the passengers have identified her as the pilot of the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing on April 17, 2018.

    JUST WATCHED

    Pilot praised for her handling of emergency

MUST WATCH

Pilot praised for her handling of emergency

CNN's Alex Marquardt profiles Tammie Jo Shults, the Southwest Airlines pilot who is being praised for her handling of an in-flight emergency caused by an engine failure shortly after takeoff.

Pilot praised for her handling of emergency

CNN's Alex Marquardt profiles Tammie Jo Shults, the Southwest Airlines pilot who is being praised for her handling of an in-flight emergency caused by an engine failure shortly after takeoff.