Southwest Airlines flight headed for Houston forced to make emergency landing

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HOUSTON – A Southwest Airlines flight that was headed to Houston was forced to make an emergency landing in Jackson, Miss. on Tuesday night.

The pilot declared an emergency, and the oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling of the plane.

The FAA said the landing was forced due to a pressurization issue.

KPRC will provide updates when they become available.