Jet Engines To Be Inspected After Southwest Airlines Flight Engine Explosion

20 April, 2018, 00:51 | Author: Jeannette Greene
  • Gary Kelly - Flight 1380

Metal fatigue is a weakening of metal from repeated use and involves microscopic cracks.

"The engines are the most closely monitored piece on the airplane", said John Goglia, a former NTSB board member.

When the window burst, 43-year-old Jennifer Riordan, a married mother of two from New Mexico, was partially sucked out of the plane.

A registered nurse and emergency medical technician on board jumped in to try to save the gravely injured woman.

A well-known Albuquerque woman was killed in the incident. 7 other passengers sustained minor injuries.

He says he was just settling in and dozing off on the flight when he heard a loud boom and says the oxygen masks dropped.

It is unclear whether the FAA's original directive would have forced Southwest to quickly inspect the engine that blew up.

"I thought, these are my last few moments on Earth and I want people to know what happened", said Martinez, who live-streamed on Facebook images of passengers in oxygen masks as the plane made a bumpy descent into Philadelphia.

She was a 1983 graduate of the university in Olathe, where she earned degrees in biology and agribusiness, said Carol Best, a university spokeswoman.

A blown out window taken from inside the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at the Philadelphia airport, April 17, 2018.more +A Southwest Airlines plane on the tarmac at the airport in Philadelphia after making an emergency landing, April 17, 2018. "The last thing she told me was, "I'm proud of you", Muffoletto said.

A female passenger died after being sucked into the hole and almost blown out of the cabin. And even if you had no parts on that engine, you should be analyzing the root cause to identify what can be learned from this accident, and how we can prevent a future accident from occurring for any related reasons.

But engine maintenance and inspection protocols vary by airline, Goglia said, adding that airlines, in consultation with engine manufacturers, must get their maintenance protocols approved by the Federal Aviation Administration.

In the cockpit, Tammie Jo Shults, a veteran Navy pilot, flew with one engine, displaying what one passenger would later call "nerves of steel".

As the plane descended steeply but steadily toward Philadelphia, the cabin was noisy from the open window, but the passengers were mostly quiet, maybe because they had their masks on, said passenger Amanda Bourman, of NY.

She later was an instructor for the EA-6B Prowler, an electronic warfare plane that counts jamming radar systems and gathering radio intelligence among its responsibilities, and for the F/A-18, a carrier-capable combat jet, the records show.

"Thank you. Thank you that she didn't go flying out the window and we wouldn't have her". "I'm going to send her a Christmas card, I'm going to tell you that, with a gift certificate for getting me on the ground".

According to Boeing, the CFM56-7B engine is used on more than 8,000 Boeing 737 jet aircraft.

The CFM56-7B engine type entered service in 1997 and powers 6,700 aircraft worldwide.

The NTSB also blamed metal fatigue for an engine failure on a Southwest plane in Florida in 2016.

Phillips tried to resuscitate Riordan for twenty minutes before the plane landed in Philadelphia. A year ago the FAA issued an airworthiness directive on the CFM56-7B version that would have required inspection of the fan blades.



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