The pilot of a Southwest Airlines plane that landed nose
first at a New York airport earlier this year has been fired.
Southwest conducted an investigation after the incident at
LaGuardia Airport on July 22.
Records indicate the 13-year-veteran took control of Flight
345 from the first officer just seconds before landing.
Southwest said the first officer has been ordered to undergo
Nine people were injured in the accident and the National
Transportation and Safety Board investigation into the incident is ongoing.
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