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-- discarding the harrowing scene of the crash San Cisco police officer James Cunningham was one of the first to arrive he helped if passengers off the plane officer Cunningham joins us -- -- Give me.
Can you tell me sir you -- -- -- the plane went down for you heard the crash tell me where exactly were you and what did you do.
I discovered inside when that private.
Terminals there -- that it -- private jets are.
And also to her what our officers is out in the air fields.
Calling out -- 33 which means clear the air.
And they -- 777.
Just went down.
And I just couldn't believe it for a few seconds something like that happen and I ran outside and saw the smoke -- flying through the -- And.
You do next to get do you have do you go rush up to the plane is that we -- I stepped down the terminal -- turn around a sunny ambulance that was picked it up five patient off a -- project come -- and and I yelled that -- want to stop and there's I told there's.
That plane just went down we need you right now and I ran to my patrol car -- -- follow me.
Opened up when the gates.
Going out to the airfield and Iran have them follow me were rushed towards Chad.
Was the plane on fire when you approach they're not yet.
You can see flames but you see the smoke.
Rising from the plane in the who's smoking in fire trucks are to start in gossip plane to cool it down.
Had the chutes deployed at that point where people coming down the -- Yet this broke first two writers people scattered all over the runway walking around and issues in the front were deployed there's tissues in the front there were deployed.
That's -- people sliding down there.
He -- I mean another officer for another couple -- -- starter right we have seen here we are ran towards the people she's keep people away from the airplane.
Because we were just -- or on the airplane.
They're confused some people were actually want to get the baggage.
We taught how to get -- -- get away from the area.
Did you board the plane and if you boarded the plane what did you see.
We had were rich initially me another officer Derek Lee we were -- at that shoots -- there at the -- pilots and crew were asking for knives because people are stuck.
So -- -- gave our knives and we clue.
When -- said the plane was -- -- -- came back down and their -- around the tail section up -- -- -- people get away from the plane that's what people on the ground.
And look at there's people still -- the back of the plane.
In the -- missing from the back of the plane.
And that part of the plane could actually walk into because.
There's no tail sections is down in the ground.
And when it got in there what did you say.
-- look like a disaster in their look like a hurricane went through the -- there's broken metal chairs.
Noted baggage compartments for all crashed on the ground there's people in their seats moaning.
And a -- firemen and firefighters -- come down to fuselage -- to get to the people down there to help them.
Yet it's quite remarkable that people -- -- that people got out of that plane at that point yet.
So -- so the people that can get out the seats because you're injured sites are taken through the luggage get through there.
Well my lieutenant he came behind we triple luggage -- -- a clear path.
Because behind -- -- misspoke start building up and -- -- gallons down and down here.
And then we -- investigator but he album plaintiff.
Before the black smokes -- come in second only -- now with the flames.
Let's quite extraordinary what all of you went through those passes went through in the Brooks of the first responders like yourself and also the flight attendants also thank you -- I think -- --
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