Jet way collapses after Southwest airlines flight

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A scare for some Albuquerque passengers onboard a southwest airlines flight Tuesday.

The plane took off early this morning from Albuquerque, stopped in Phoenix bound for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

When passengers exited the plane onto the walkway terminal the jet way suddenly collapsed dropping six to eight feet.

Nobody was hurt.

Southwest Airlines said a mechanical failure caused the collapse. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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