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Here’s exactly what happened on the fatal Southwest Airlines flight

Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday after suffering a major engine failure. One passenger, Jennifer Riordan, died, and seven others were treated for their injuries. Investigators believe the engine failed when one of its fan blades snapped off midflight. Southwest Airlines Flight […]
Here’s exactly what happened on the fatal Southwest Airlines flight
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A Southwest jet suffered an eerily similar engine failure in 2016

Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 suffered an uncontained failure of its left engine on Tuesday. In August 2016, Southwest Airlines Flight 3472 also suffered an uncontained failure of its left engine. Both engines are CFM56 turbofans and failed when one of its fan blades snapped off mid-flight. A Southwest Airlines Boeing […]
A Southwest jet suffered an eerily similar engine failure in 2016