JetBlue flight from Tampa diverted after cockpit window cracks

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A Jetblue flight en route to Tampa had to make an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale after a windshield cracked.

"JetBlue Flight 1052 from San Juan to Tampa diverted to Ft".

JetBlue fight 1052 was in the air heading to Tampa Sunday afternoon when the outer layer of the windshield shattered.

According to social media posts, a flight attendant tried to calm any worries by saying that the passengers were never in any grave danger.

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These photos and videos were captured by Michael Paluska, a reporter from WFTS, Ch. 28, who happened to be on the flight. "It happens, I wouldn't say frequently, but I have had this happen before". - The plane landed safely at approximately 13:00 local time.

Windshield in cockpit shattered 3/4 of way home on our @JetBlue flight to #Tampa from #PuertoRico.

The plane made an emergency landing and Riordan was rushed to hospital, but she later died form her extensive injuries.

The airport landed about 1 p.m. and the passengers had been unloaded and moved to some other plane to continue onto the destination.