• Southwest says it's 'devastated' after major engine failure leads to a fatality

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

    Mark Makela / Reuters
    Southwest Airlines has released a statement about Flight 1380, which made an emergency landing in Philadelphia and left one passenger dead on Tuesday.
    "The entire Southwest Airlines Family is devastated and extends its deepest, heartfelt sympathy to the Customers, employees, family members and loved ones affected by this tragic event," Southwest Airlines said.
    One passenger died during the flight and seven received minor injuries, Southwest Airlines said.
    Southwest Airlines has released a statement about Flight 1380, which made an emergency landing in Philadelphia and...
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  • Southwest Airlines CEO says the family of deceased passenger is our 'immediate and primary concern'

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

    Southwest Airlines
    Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly issued a video message on Tuesday in reaction to the death of a passenger on Flight 1380.
    Kelly expressed his sympathies to the family and loved ones of the deceased passenger.
    He also pledged his airline's support for the National Transpiration Safety Board's investigation.
    Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly expressed his condolences to the family and friends of the passenger who was fatally injured on Flight 1380 on Tuesday in a video message posted to YouTube.
    "On behalf of the Southwest family, I want to extend my deepest sympathies...
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  • Southwest passenger who died after major engine failure has been identified as a Wells Fargo VP and mother of two

    Southwest passenger who died after major engine failure has been identified as a Wells Fargo VP and mother of two

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The passenger who died on board Southwest Flight 1380 has been identified as Jennifer Riordan, 43.
    Riordan was a VP of community relations at Wells Fargo.
    She is survived by her husband and two children.
    The passenger who died on board a Southwest Airlines on Tuesday has been identified as Jennifer Riordan of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    Riordan, 43, was identified as the deceased passenger by an assistant principal at the Albuquerque school attended by her children, the Associated Press reported.
    Riordan was a vice president of community relations at Wells Fargo since 2008. According to her...
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  • Southwest Airlines CEO says the family of deceased passenger is our 'immediate and primary concern'

    Southwest Airlines CEO says the family of deceased passenger is our 'immediate and primary concern'

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly issued a video message on Tuesday in reaction to the death of a passenger on board Flight 1380.
    Kelly expressed his sympathies to the family and loved ones of the deceased passenger.
    He also pledged his airline's support for the National Transpiration Safety Board's investigation.
    Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly expressed his condolences to the family and friends of the passenger who was fatally injured on board Flight 1380 on Tuesday in a video message posted to YouTube.
    "On behalf of the Southwest family, I want to extend my deepest sympathies for the...
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  • The Worst Thing That Can Happen To A Jet In Flight Just Did, And It Killed A Southwest Passenger

    6 monthes ago - By Forbes

    It happens very, very rarely. But when it does, as it did Tuesday to Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 it can be one of the most harrowing and dangerous events possible on a commercial airplane.
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  • Southwest Airlines accident: Terrifying images and video surface after engine explodes

    6 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    The first fatality resulting from a commercial airline failure in nine years occurred today when one of the engines on a Southwest Airlines jet exploded en route from New York City's LaGuardia International Airport to Dallas Love Field. The National Transportation Safety Board confirmed the fatality during a press briefing in the last hour, but did...
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  • Southwest pilot to air traffic control before emergency landing: ‘There's a hole and someone went out'

    Southwest pilot to air traffic control before emergency landing: ‘There's a hole and someone went out'

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    On Tuesday, Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 from New York to Dallas made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after one of its engines failed and caused an explosion that sent shrapnel into the cabin.
    According to an audio recording obtained by NBC10 , the flight's pilot was told a passenger "went out" of the aircraft while it was in the air.
    Earlier, a family member of a passenger told NBC10 that a woman was partially "drawn out" of the aircraft before she was "pulled back in by other passengers."
    On Tuesday, Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 from New York to Dallas made...
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