JetBlue says the crew of Las Vegas-bound flight 191 — which had to make an emergency landing in Texas because of the strange and frightening behavior of its pilot — will remain quiet about the incident.

"We understand and appreciate everyone's desire to hear directly from the crew regarding their experience, but the crew has decided to decline all media opportunities in order to spend time with their families," JetBlue Airways Corp. said in a statement Friday.

JetBlue is encouraging the public to send messages to the crew of Flight 191 through its blog at

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