A Boeing 737 was forced to make a dramatic emergency landing in California, after a gaping hole ripped open its fuselage.
The noise was like a gunshot, those aboard tell Al Jazeera.
There were only minor injuries among the 123 people on board, but for the passengers aboard, the descent on Friday was a terrifying experience.
US airline Southwest has grounded 81 of its Boeing 737 fleet following the incident.
Al Jazeera's John Metherell speaks with some of the passengers about what happen.
Source: Al Jazeera