Southwest uncontained engine failure, window broken, passenger partially sucked out of window... wow

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Southwest uncontained engine failure, window broken, passenger partially sucked out of window... wow

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http://www.wdel.com/news/woman-partiall ... ium=social

A Southwest Airlines flight landed safely in Philadelphia Tuesday after the jet violently depressurized when a piece of the jet's engine flew into and broke a window, a passenger's father told NBC10.

The father, Todd Baur, said that a female passenger was partially sucked out of the plane.
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Wow.

Great job to the crew.
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Whats with all these uncontained engine failures lately?
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FighterPilot wrote: Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:52 am Whats with all these uncontained engine failures lately?
Two in two years I can think of?
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Terrible. What are the odds of that happening.
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A terrible and terrifying situation for sure.

Great job to the crew for handling such a bad damn day!
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(Yet another reason discovered in favour of 'keep your seat belt on'.)
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Passenger has died apparently.
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Happened on a DC-10 many years back over New Mexico. Pax was never found.
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Brock_Landers wrote: Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:34 ama passenger's father told NBC10.
Terrible thing to happen for sure, but was the 'witness' even on the airplane?
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*Self edited*

after listening to the “tapes”.

Chilling crew/ATC convo. Well done on both side!
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Leading edge appears to be damaged too.
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pdw wrote: Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:25 pm (Yet another reason discovered in favour of 'keep your seat belt on'.)
Given the position of the window in relation to the seat, it's not unfathomable that she could have very well been belted in and still been partially sucked out the window. Remember Speedbird 5390?

I love the photo of the passengers with the oxygen masks on.
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The guy on the right doesn’t seem too concerned. He’s still got his earbuds in watching his movie.
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ATC: "Is your plane physically on fire?"
Pilot: "No, but some of it is missing."

Tragedy aside, that bit made me chuckle.
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pelmet wrote: Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:08 am
Heliian wrote: Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:05 pm
Gear Jerker wrote: Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:25 pm


Mods, please remove this crap. This passenger died. F*cking idiot ^
I was not aware of the severity of the incident at the time, the article didn't reference injuries.
Did you ever stop to actually think how traumatic it might be for someone to get partially sucked out an airliner window prior to posting?
Yes, I thought it was shotty clickbait news reporting bullshit exaggeration. This is not a common occurrence. 3 in 30years is pretty rare.
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Heliian wrote: Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:34 am
pelmet wrote: Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:08 am
Heliian wrote: Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:05 pm

I was not aware of the severity of the incident at the time, the article didn't reference injuries.
Did you ever stop to actually think how traumatic it might be for someone to get partially sucked out an airliner window prior to posting?
Yes, I thought it was shotty clickbait news reporting bullshit exaggeration. This is not a common occurrence. 3 in 30years is pretty rare.
Ok, so your insensitive remarks are all the fault of the media. Thanks for clarifying.
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Pelmet

You must be the life of the party.

Lighten up Francis...
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