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Tess Torelli April 20, 2018

U.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially sucked out a window. The Federal Aviation Administration’s announcement late Wednesday comes nearly a year after the engine’s manufacturer recommended the additional inspections, and a […]

Tess Torelli April 20, 2018

South Korean police raided Korean Air Lines headquarters in Seoul on Thursday as part of a probe into the youngest daughter of the airline’s chairman, Yonhap News Agency said. Cho Hyun-min, a senior vice president at the airline, is under investigation by police for possible assault after testimony that she “sprayed a drink towards them” […]

Tess Torelli April 19, 2018

However, they only have part of the blade in their possession, Sumwalt said. Pieces of the outside part of the engine, knowing as cowling, have fallen to the ground in Pennyslvania. Investigators found red paint marks on part of the left wing, indicating that some of the outside part of the engine, known as cowling, […]

Tess Torelli April 19, 2018

NTSB | Reuters U.S. NTSB investigators are on scene examining damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane in this image released from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 17, 2018. The type of engine that exploded on a Southwest Airlines plane this week will be subject to more stringent tests within two weeks, the Federal […]