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Southwest Airlines Plane Suffers In-Flight Engine Failure; 1 Killed

On April 17th, a Southwest Airlines plane suffered an in-flight engine failure and got hit by debris from the damaged engine, shattering a passenger window and killing one passenger.

The incident happened when the flight WN-1380 was heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Dallas, Texas.

The crew subsequently initiated an emergency descent and diverted to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Passengers reported that the deceased passenger, identified as Jennifer Riordan, 43, was partially sucked out of the aircraft through the shattered window. She was pulled back in by fellow passengers.

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Air France Airbus A380 Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Air France flight AF-66 made an emergency landing in Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on September 30th.

The Airbus A380-800 plane heading from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after one of the engines suffered a serious damage.

The plane landed safely. All four hundred and ninety-seven passengers and twenty-three crew members remained unharmed.

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