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DALLAS | Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

DALLAS | April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an engine failure that left a passenger dead. The airline opposed a recommendation by the engine manufacturer to require ultrasonic inspections of certain fan blades … Continue reading DALLAS | Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

PHILADELPHIA | The investigation into the deadly engine failure on a Southwest jet is focusing on whether wear and tear caused a fan blade to snap off, triggering a catastrophic chain of events that killed a passenger

PHILADELPHIA  | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The investigation into a deadly engine failure on a Southwest jet is focusing on whether wear and tear caused a fan blade to snap off, triggering a catastrophic chain of events that killed a passenger and broke a string of eight years without a fatal accident involving a U.S. … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | The investigation into the deadly engine failure on a Southwest jet is focusing on whether wear and tear caused a fan blade to snap off, triggering a catastrophic chain of events that killed a passenger