11:42 a.m. Feb. 3, 2000. KRON-TV reported an emergency involving United Airlines Flight #2622--a shuttle flying into San Jose from LAX. Rich Dressler, spokesman for San Jose Airport, announced that the pilot declared an emergency at 10:29 am, stating that the craft had experienced a loss of cabin pressure. The pilot descended to 10,000 feet so that those aboard could breath without masks. The airport declared an Alert 2. The pilot brought the craft down safely with no injuries to his passengers. The plane landed 26 minutes late.
Virginia McCullough © 2/3/00