Two flights, two emergencies

, Posted: Mon, January 30 2012 at 9:20 AM, Updated: Mon, January 30 2012 at 1:07 PM

Two passenger planes encountered problems on the West Coast over the weekend forcing one to make an emergency landing.

Passengers were stuck on a Las Vegas bound flight Sunday after the airliner reportedly slid off the runway and got stuck in the mud. It took nearly two-and-a-half hours before passengers were able to deplane.

Passengers say the pilot made a perfect landing but the plane didn't seem to stop in time, running over several runway lights in the process of trying to stop.

Just days before the incident, a trip to Seattle from Portland, Oregon turned terrifying for passengers on a Horizon Airlines flight when the engine of the plane stopped mid-air.

Passengers took cell phone video of the propeller coming to a stop after the plane had lifted for take-off. The pilot quickly turned the plane around and made an emergency landing.

Both cases are being investigated. No one was injured in either incident.

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