Southwest Flight Bound for San Diego Diverted to LAX for Medical Emergency - NBC Southern California

Southwest Flight Bound for San Diego Diverted to LAX for Medical Emergency

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    Southwest Flight Bound for San Diego Diverted to LAX for Medical Emergency
    Tabitha Gomez

    A Southwest Airlines flight bound for San Diego was diverted to LAX on Saturday morning due to a medical emergency, the airline confirmed.

    According to those on board, a woman had a seizure and a flight attendant kept the woman safe until landing.

    Flight 6641, which left the Sacramento Airport just before 6 a.m., landed in Los Angeles at 7:16 a.m.

    The patient and three family members got off the plane at LAX.

    The flight finally landed in San Diego at 8:30 a.m., an hour and 10 minutes behind schedule.