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Southwest 1380 plane in the air againSouthwest’s Boeing 737-700 that operated Flight 1380 that was fatal for one passenger earlier in April just left the city where it landed and flew to Paine Field (PAE) in Everett, Washington, on Monday. The flight path on Flight Aware shows the aircraft registered N772SW taking off Monday morning from Philadelphia (PHL), where it was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its engines exploded and sent shrapnel crashing through a window, killing Jennifer Riordan, 43. Flight here:… (thepointsguy.com) More...
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Does anyone know why the containment ring didn't do what it is ostensibly designed to do, i.e. contain a broken blade, either fan or turbine?
According to the NTSB youtube report I watched, the containment ring did contain the broken blade, as you can see in any pictures, the whole fan section is visible, it was the bad vibration set up by the imbalance that broke the intake section of the nacelle off and sent pieces flying
Does anyone know if the lady pulled through the window was wearing a seat belt?
Yes, she was.
Thanks for the clarification.