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Old 18th April 2018, 06:25 AM
Brian Noldt Brian Noldt is offline
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Default Southwest Airlines Engine Explodes. Woman Killed

A Southwest Airlines 737-700 CFM56 engine explodes during a flight from Dallas to New York. Shrapnel from the blown engine caused a window to be blown out with a woman being partially drawn out. She was pulled back by other passengers. It is unclear if she was the passenger who was killed.

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Old 18th April 2018, 09:11 AM
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It is being reported on various TV channels and media outlets that the deceased was indeed the lady who was partially drawn out through the blown out window .
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Old 18th April 2018, 10:14 AM
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Surprised she remained in the aeroplane to be frank, I saw some films on decompression as part of my ATC training and in all cases the body next to the window was actually sucked out in a flash. Horrible way to go, and most unlucky given her location in the plane.
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Old 18th April 2018, 12:52 PM
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