Southwest Airlines released a statement Tuesday afternoon that read, in part, "The passengers have been safely deplaned from the aircraft using air stairs and have been bused to the terminal. Southwest officials will be working with passengers to get them to their final destinations."Workers are putting boards under the wheels of the Boeing 737-700 to try to get the jet out of the mud.
According to the Southwest Airlines website, Flight 1919 is now scheduled to land at Hobby at 7:40pm. The NTSB is investigating.Information from WLS-TV in Chicago was used in this report.