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  1. FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Connecticut Post

    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 blown 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 month after European regulators ordered their airlines to do the work.

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  2. Images from Southwest flight show passengers didn't put oxygen masks on rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... important in a situation where a plane suddenly has a dramatic drop in cabin pressure. The Federal Aviation Administration calls the masks "the first line of defense against the potentially lethal effects of hypoxia and carbon monoxide poisoning." ...

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  3. FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    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 blown 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 month after European regulators ordered their airlines to do the work. 1 comment

  4. US orders jet engine checks after Tuesday's blastRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | Newkerala.com

    ... He could not say if the incident indicated a fleet-wide issue with the Boeing 737-700. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) did not say how many engines would be inspected. It said that any fan blades that failed the inspection would have to be ...

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  5. Southwest Airlines pilot lauded as hero for handling crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Westport News

    ... Airport after it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia, on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Federal Aviation Administration says the flight from New York to Dallas made an emergency landing after the crew reported damage to one of the engines, as ...

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  6. U.S. Airline Regulators Will Boost Inspections After Fatal Southwest Jet Engine ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Time

    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 blown 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 month after European regulators ordered their airlines to do the work.

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  7. Southwest challenged engine maker CFM over proposed FAA inspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | WHTC

    The documents, which are on a U.S. federal website and were viewed by Reuters, reveal the wrangling over previously proposed safety checks on CFM engines that are now the focus of investigations following a fatal engine explosion this week. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it would order the inspection of some CFM jet engines after investigators said a broken fan blade touched off an engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight, shattering a window and killing a passenger.

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  8. Wood County Airport Authority rejects tree topping bidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... others unable to be considered because they did not follow all specifications, he said. The Federal Aviation Administration has given the airport until October to remedy the obstructions, with trees encroaching anywhere from 2 to 20-plus feet into ...

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  9. NASA has worked with John Deere for over a decade with Self-Driving TractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Clarksville Online

    ... collecting it intermittently by phone lines. Thanks to a major funding infusion from the Federal Aviation Administration, which wanted to provide pilots with reliable GPS data, the JPL team was able to develop the necessary software, says Yoaz ...

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  10. The Kansas City Evening OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Tony's Kansas City

    For the next several days the Kansas City Fire Department Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting unit is conducting training at both airports for its staff. ARFF regularly conducts these training exercises and other training in order to maintain proficiency in the specialized tactics and equipment required to fight aircraft fires to ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Administration guidelines.

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  11. US Regulators to Require Inspections after Engine ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    U.S. airline regulators said late Wednesday that they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in fatal failure that killed a woman in a plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia. The Federal Aviation Administration said it will issue a directive in the next two weeks to require inspections of certain CFM56-7B engines.

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  12. The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy' Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Fox 23

    ... A woman sitting next to the window was partially blown out of it. She later died. The Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday that it would order inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off and triggered the accident. ...

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  13. 'Budget airlines' under scrutiny after 1st in-flight death in nearly a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... at come along with the low price tag. Florida Tech also spoke with a representative with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), who said in regards to safety: no matter the airline, or its budget, they all have to follow the same FAA regulations.

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  14. Southwest emergency landing puts focus on engine safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... consultation with engine manufacturers, must get their maintenance protocols approved by the Federal Aviation Administration. Southwest Airlines said in an email Wednesday that workers did a visual inspection of the engine that failed. An ultrasonic ...

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  15. The Latest: Nurse gave CPR to injured woman until landingWFXTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Yahoo!

    The Latest: FAA to order fan blade inspections PHILADELPHIA - The Latest on the plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia : 8:40 p.m. Federal airline regulators say they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in fatal failure that killed a woman in a plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia. The Federal Aviation Administration said late Wednesday that it will issue a directive in the next two weeks to require inspections of certain CFM56-7B engines.

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  16. Watch: What Air New Zealand is telling its staff about Rolls-Royce engine issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... The most recently delivered aircraft have Trent 1000 TEN engines that are not affected. A US Federal Aviation Administration airworthiness directive issued this week detailed potential risks from faulty compressors and also restricted the distance ...

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  17. Southwest Airlines engine failure investigation focuses on broken metal fan bladeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | KBMT

    ... manufacturers," said Kelly, who said the company is cooperating with investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Department and NTSB. "At this point, it's very premature to say what changes we might need to make, if any." ...

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  18. New York City bans doors-off tourist helicopter flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | UPI

    ... is very welcomed news and takes a huge step in the right direction." On March 16 the Federal Aviation Administration announced it will no longer allow doors-off helicopter flights unless passenger safety harnesses can be quickly and easily ...

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  19. Deadly engine failure on Southwest flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | WWSB

    ... to see them again and give them a big hug so they wouldn't grow up without parents." The Federal Aviation Administration said that the plane landed after the crew reported damage to one of the engines, along with the fuselage and at least one ...

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  20. FAA to require tests on type of engine that exploded during...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | SFGate

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday ordered inspections of the type of engine that exploded Tuesday on Southwest Airlines flight 1380. The FAA said it will issue an Airworthiness Directive within the next two weeks that will require inspections of certain CFM56-7B engines.

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