Southwest Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Cleveland due to broken window

A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Newark made an emergency landing in Cleveland on Wednesday after a window broke, the airline confirmed.

The incident comes just over two weeks after a woman died on a Southwest flight after she was partially sucked out a broken window that shattered when it was hit by engine debris.

Flight 957 was en route from Chicago-Midway to Newark when it was diverted to Cleveland for a maintenance review just two hours after taking off. Southwest Airlines released a statement saying it was aware of the situation.

“The crew of Southwest Flight 957, with scheduled service from Chicago Midway International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport, made the decision to divert the plane to Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport for maintenance review of one of the multiple layers of a window pane,” the airline said. “The flight landed uneventfully in Cleveland. The aircraft has been taken out of service for maintenance review, and our local Cleveland Employees are working diligently to accommodate the 76 Customers on a new aircraft to Newark.”