Plane makes emergency landing at SFO

July 9, 2009 6:03:45 PM PDT
A Northwest flight made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport Thursday afternoon.

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The plane was reportedly having engine problems. A compressor was malfunctioning and one of the engines was not spinning properly.

The plane landed at SFO just before 2:45 p.m.

The flight had departed from SFO earlier in the day, bound for Tokyo.

An airline spokesperson says all 181passengers are safe and have been offered a hotel room for the night and have been booked on the next flight to Tokyo.

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