Mike Sheehan – “Flight carrying Ron Paul, other Reps. makes emergency landing”

http://rawstory.com//news/2008/Flight_carrying_Rep._Ron_Paul_other_0722.html

Flight carrying Ron Paul, other Reps. makes emergency landing

Mike Sheehan | July 22, 2008

A flight with members of Texas’ U.S. Congressional delegation aboard, including former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, “took a major nosedive” and was forced to make an emergency landing on Tuesday afternoon, according to a Houston TV station.

KHOU reports that a Continental Airlines flight carrying seven U.S. lawmakers suddenly lost cabin pressure on its way from Houston to Washington, D.C.’s Reagan National Airport.

The flight recovered, was diverted and landed safely in New Orleans, according to one lawmaker’s spokesperson.

Aboard the flight among 117 other people with Rep. Paul were Reps. John Carter (R), Henry Cuellar (D), Nick Lampson (D), Solomon Ortiz (D), Ted Poe (R), and Ciro Rodriguez (D), all representing Texas in the U.S. House.

The airline confirmed that no one was hurt, the report said.

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