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The National Transportation Safety Board is onsite inspecting a Southwest airline plane after engine failure caused the plane to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport.
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April 20, 2018 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered ultrasound inspections of hundreds of jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines plane. The agency said the directive affects 352 engines on new-...
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Justin Udo
April 18, 2018 - 10:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The National Transportation Safety Board released more information Wednesday on why the engine failed on Southwest Airlines flight 1380 that left one person dead and several others injured. Officials say they is piecing together what went wrong with the engine on the...
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The National Transportation Safety Board is onsite inspecting a Southwest airline plane after engine failure caused the plane to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport.
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Kristen Johanson
April 18, 2018 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Authorities are now sifting through the charred and disheveled frame of Southwest Flight 1380, which resulted in one death and several injuries. Officials are beginning the extensive investigation as to what caused the plane to make an emergency landing at...
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John McDevitt
April 18, 2018 - 12:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 went from an altitude of more than 30,000 feet to about 10,000 feet in about five minutes. So what are the procedures during an emergency landing? An airline pilot goes through training every six months. Sudden decompression of an...
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Southwest Plane
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Tim Jimenez
April 18, 2018 - 10:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- NTSB investigators continued looking for more clues Wednesday into the engine failure of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, which led to one death, several injuries and an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport. Debris smashed into a window on the plane...
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Tammie Jo Shults' name has not been officially released by Southwest, but her alma mater and the passengers have identified her as the pilot of the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing on April 17, 2018.
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April 18, 2018 - 9:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing Tuesday after the jet apparently blew an engine, got hit by shrapnel and lost a window, is being praised for her "nerves of steel" in helping to prevent a far worse tragedy after the catastrophe killed one passenger and...
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April 18, 2018 - 8:49 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of a bank executive on a Southwest Airlines jet that blew an engine as she was flying home from a business trip to New York. Jennifer Riordan, a mother of two, was well known in New Mexico, where she had built a...
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Southwest Plane
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April 17, 2018 - 12:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/CNN) -- Passengers aboard a Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday struggled to pull a woman back into the plane after she was sucked into a hole left by a shattered window, witnesses said. The woman died, officials said. The woman was sitting on the left side of...
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