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Phoenix, Arizona, USA: A chartered Northwest Airlines plane carrying the Arizona Cardinals NFL Football team returns from Tampa Bay, Florida, where the team competed against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl Super Bowl XLIII.
Upon landing, the pilot hoisted an Arizona Cardinals flag from his window to the delight of fans.
The Cardinals were narrowly defeated in one of the most watched games in Super Bowl history.
3,000 fans gathered on the tarmac of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport for this homecoming to show their support for the Cardinals, win or lose.