With Runway Lights off, Pilot Skips Planned Landing in Texas

April 7, 2015 10:56 PM

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A passenger plane trying to land at a Texas airport turned back when the pilot discovered that the runway lights had been switched off.

American Eagle Flight 2536 was scheduled to fly about 125 miles from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to Wichita Falls, Texas, on Sunday night. The plane left nearly a half-hour late, and when it got to Wichita Falls, the pilot told passengers that the runway lights were turned off and there ...

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