Cause of death revealed for victim on Southwest flight

Cause of death revealed for victim on Southwest flight

The woman who perished during a terrifying Southwest Airlines flight on Tuesday died of blunt impact trauma. A coroner’s report released Wednesday said that mother-of-two Jennifer Riordan’s cause of death was blunt impact trauma to the head, neck and torso. The 43-year-old…

Inside the chaos after woman partially sucked out plane window

Inside the chaos after woman partially sucked out plane window

Passengers aboard the nightmare Southwest Airlines flight spent a harrowing 22 minutes in the air after the engine exploded, investigators said Wednesday. The plane banked hard and vibrated violently following the blast, which caused shrapnel to bust a window. A woman was…

Blown engine in Southwest plane showed signs of ‘metal fatigue’

Blown engine in Southwest plane showed signs of ‘metal fatigue’

The engine that exploded on a Southwest Airlines jet 32,000 feet in the air showed evidence of “metal fatigue” according to a preliminary investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board. Passengers on the twin-engine Boeing 737 bound to Dallas from LaGuardia Tuesday,…

Engine explodes during Southwest flight

Engine explodes during Southwest flight

A woman was nearly sucked out of a Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday when an engine exploded in midair, causing shrapnel to shatter the jet’s window, according to terrified passengers. The left engine of Flight 1380 — bound for Dallas from LaGuardia Airport…

Passengers on Southwest flight told loved ones goodbye

Passengers on Southwest flight told loved ones goodbye

Terrified passengers on the Southwest Airlines flight forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine exploded at 38,000 feet frantically called and texted loved ones as they prepared for the worst, according to reports and social media posts. “The…

Southwest passenger dead after midair engine explosion

Southwest passenger dead after midair engine explosion

A passenger was killed aboard a Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday when an engine exploded in mid-air, causing shrapnel to shatter the jet’s window and the cabin to de-pressurize, according to officials and terrified fliers. The left engine of Flight 1380 suddenly burst…

Explosions rock Damascus: Reuters witness

Explosions rock Damascus: Reuters witness

DAMASCUS (Reuters) – At least six loud explosions were heard in Damascus on Saturday and smoke was seen rising over the Syrian capital, a Reuters witness said. Syrian state TV said the army’s air defenses were confronting an attack by the United…