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Global aviation authorities order inspections after fatal Southwest engine failure

CNN  2018-04-21 08:02:40

US and European aviation authorities have ordered inspections within the next 20 days for almost 700 engines similar to the one that failed earlier in the week on a Southwest Airlines flight, resulting ...

FAA orders jet engine inspections after fatal Southwest flight

CNN  2018-04-21 01:17:21

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered new inspection requirements for engines similar to the one that failed earlier in the week on a Southwest Airlines flight, resulting in a passenger's ...

Southwest Airlines accident: Authorities order mass engine inspections

BBC News  2018-04-21 01:13:08

Hundreds of jet engines will be checked worldwide following the Southwest Airlines mid-air accident.

Southwest Airlines Response To Emergency Airworthiness Directive

PR Newswire  2018-04-21 00:15:00

DALLAS, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) acknowledges the issuance of Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2018-09-51 by the Federal Aviation Administration to airlines ...

Airline Regulators Call for Emergency Inspections of Boeing 737 Engines

The Wall Street Journal  2018-04-20 23:36:39

U.S. aviation regulators in the wake of this week?s fatal Southwest Airlines accident imposed emergency inspection requirements for jet engines that power many Boeing 737 jetliners around the world.

U.S., European regulators mandate checks on some 737 engines

Reuters  2018-04-20 21:43:27

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - European and U.S. airline regulators on Friday ordered mandatory inspections within 20 days of aircraft engines similar to one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident ...

Southwest gives $5,000 checks to passengers on Flight 1380

CNN  2018-04-20 04:49:08

Some passengers aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 received a $5,000 check after a deadly engine failure that led to an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

Do you know how to wear an oxygen mask?

BBC News  2018-04-20 04:05:58

Photos taken on board a Southwest Airlines plane following an in-flight emergency have caused alarm.

Southwest Accident Shows Passengers Unprepared for Emergencies

The Wall Street Journal  2018-04-20 00:30:17

Airlines and regulators have spent years refining the procedures they count on to save lives during accidents like the engine failure that killed a Southwest Airlines Co. passenger this week.

Southwest Airlines to Discuss First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on April 26, 2018

PR Newswire  2018-04-19 22:17:00

DALLAS, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its first quarter 2018 financial results. Details are as follows: When: ...

FAA to issue CFM56 engine directive after Southwest incident

Air Transport World  2018-04-19 16:07:00

FAA will issue an airworthiness directive (AD) in the next two weeks requiring inspections of certain CFM56-7B turbofan engines, the US agency announced one day after the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 ...

Firefighter who pulled flight victim back into plane 'felt a calling to help'

CNN  2018-04-19 14:20:04

The Texas firefighter who helped pull a passenger back into the plane during a deadly Southwest Airlines emergency spoke emotionally about the tragedy on Thursday.

Former Navy fighter pilot praised for her 'nerves of steel' during emergency

CNN  2018-04-19 12:46:17

Things looked grim aboard the Southwest Airlines flight, but you wouldn't have guessed it hearing the air of calm from the former Navy fighter pilot guiding the plane to safety.

NTSB looking at hidden crack in Southwest jet engine

CNN  2018-04-19 08:44:09

The National Transportation Safety Board is finishing up its initial examination into the deadly Southwest Airlines engine failure Thursday -- but many questions remain unanswered.

Southwest Airlines engine explosion: US orders fan blade inspections

BBC News  2018-04-19 03:53:15

Tests on fan blades come after an explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight that left one person dead.

Fan Blade, Engine Cover Are Factors in Southwest Flight 1380 Engine Failure

The Wall Street Journal  2018-04-19 01:26:57

Safety experts tracking the probe of what caused Southwest Airlines Flight 1380?s deadly midair engine failure say vulnerabilities in a fan blade and the cowling, or engine cover, have emerged as risk ...

See passenger video inside plane

CNN  2018-04-18 21:54:22

Passengers recount their near-death experiences on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380

Hear the pilot's emergency call

CNN  2018-04-18 17:01:01

Hear the frightening audio between a Southwest Airlines pilot and air traffic control as the plane made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after one of its engines failed.

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PR Newswire  2018-04-18 13:31:00

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Fatal Southwest Accident Puts Focus on Widely Used Engine

The Wall Street Journal  2018-04-18 12:35:26

The engine failure that killed a passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight puts the spotlight on one of the industry?s most commonly used engines.