Disasters-accidents

What happened on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380?

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A Southwest Airlines flight suffered an apparent midair engine failure on Tuesday, forcing an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport.
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Who Is Tammie Jo Shults? Pilot who Landed Southwest Flight Safely Hailed As a Hero

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Pilot Tammie Jo Shults steered Southwest Flight 1380 as its left engine broke off in an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport.
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Passenger Killed On Southwest Flight Is the First U.S. Commercial Airline Fatality In 9 Years

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One person died after a Southwest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine exploded midair on Tuesday.
The passenger death marks the first fatality on a U.S. airline in nine years, National Transportation Safety Board chairman Robert Sumwalt said at a news conference Tuesday. The last fatal U.S. airline crash was on Feb. 12, 2009, when Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashed while approaching Buffalo, New York, according to the NTSB. Fifty people died in the crash, including 45 passengers, two pilots, two flight attendants and one person who was on the...
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Southwest Airlines Engine Failure Results in First Fatality on U.S. Airline in 9 Years

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An engine failure that forced Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 to make an emergency landing has left one person dead, making it the first fatality on a U.S. airline in nine years.
The Southwest Airlines jetliner, a Boeing 737-700, was en route from LaGuardia Airport in New York to Dallas when it suffered an apparent in-flight engine failure of the left engine, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt said during a briefing Tuesday. Sumwalt did not provide further information about the fatality or the person's identity.
The flight, which was carrying 144 passengers and...
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One dead after jetliner apparently blows an engine in flight

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PHILADELPHIA - A Southwest Airlines jet apparently blew an engine at 30,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window and damaged the fuselage Tuesday, killing a passenger and injuring seven others, authorities said. The plane, a Boeing 737 bound from New York to Dallas with 149 people aboard, made an emergency landing in Philadelphia just before noon.
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Emergency landing in Philly after female passenger partially sucked out window of Southwest flight

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PHILADELPHIA - A Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines Co with 143 passengers and five crew members on board made an emergency landing on Tuesday at Philadelphia International Airport after suffering engine failure, according to the airline and media reports.
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Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Blows Out

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A Southwest Airlines Co. jetliner made an emergency landing in Philadelphia International Airport after an engine blew out, forcing the suspension of flights in and out of the airport.
The cabin depressurized when engine debris broke a window, according to an NBC affiliate. A woman was drawn toward the hole, the affiliate said, citing a relative of a passenger. The plane landed safely. Photos posted on Twitter show the front of the left engine on the Boeing Co. 737-700 was ripped open.
Southwest said the flight, which was bound for Dallas from New York's LaGuardia airport, had 143...
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