American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bathroom Pipe Bursts

By NBC Bay Area Staff
|  Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014  |  Updated 6:47 AM PDT
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An American Airlines plane headed to Baltimore from Dallas had to make an emergency landing in Little Rock, Ark. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

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An American Airlines plane headed to Baltimore from Dallas had to make an emergency landing in Little Rock, Ark. on Tuesday – and an NBC Bay Area executive producer was onboard.

Dan Pyryt sent the above photo from inside the plane.

The airline says a water pipe in the bathroom burst in mid-air. The water sprayed into the cabin and some passengers aboard Flight 1106 got soaked, Pyryt said.

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The pilot decided to make the unscheduled landing in Little Rock, where they were met by emergency crews. Crews were expected to remove all water from the MD-80 aircraft and load it with bottled water.

An American Airlines plane headed to Baltimore from Dallas had to make an emergency landing in Little Rock, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.The pilot says freezing weather may have triggered the problem.

There were no injuries.

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