What Does It Look Like When Your Southwest Plane Suddenly Sports a Sunroof?

It looks like this, courtesy John Benson, a passenger on that Southwest Airlines 737 that made an emergency landing Monday night when a hole suddenly appeared in the fuselage, prompting the Dallas-based carrier to inspect 200 planes overnight. Benson shot the video with his cell phone, but you get the point. And, yes, looks like he picked the wrong week to quit smoking.

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