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Southwest Airlines accident: Authorities order mass engine inspections

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43846660

US and European aviation authorities have ordered emergency inspections of jet engines similar to the one involved in a fatal accident earlier this week.

A female passenger died after she was nearly sucked from the cabin of a Southwest Airlines flight en route from New York to Dallas on Tuesday.

Investigators say there was a fault with the engine's fan blades.

Almost 700 Boeing 737 engines will need to be inspected worldwide over the next 20 days

https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=90125

Reported metal fatigue in the fan(edited) blade. Very serious. Any experts around?

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The casing of the engine is designed to withstand the forces of a "blade out".  had she been in any other seat she would have survived 

 

 

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  • 301 Brexit, House prices and Summer 2020

    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


      • down 5% +
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