Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philly After Engine Blows

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Shrapnel from a blown out engine, left, broke a window on a New York to Dallas flight out of Laguardia on April 17, 2018.
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Marty Martinez via Storyful
Marty Martinez, left, and other passengers of a Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas are seen during the flight's descent on April 17, 2018. Shrapnel from a damaged engine took out a window twenty minutes into the flight, causing a passenger to be partially sucked out of the plane. One person died from the incident.
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Marty Martinez via Storyful
A blown out window is seen in this photo of a damaged Southwest Airlines flight flying from New York to Dallas on April 17, 2018. One person died when an engine exploded mid-flight from New York to Dallas, causing the plane to rapidly lose pressure and a passenger to get partially sucked out.
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Marty Martinez via Storyful
Shrapnel from a damaged engine, seen here, took out a window twenty minutes into the flight, causing a passenger to be partially sucked out of the plane on a flight from New York to Dallas on April 17, 2018.
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Marty Martinez via Storyful
A blown out window and oxygen masks are seen in this photo of a damaged Southwest Airlines flight flying from New York to Dallas on April 17, 2018.
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A window appears to be broken. See Larger
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A Southwest Airlines plane sits on the runway at the Philadelphia International 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 well as the fuselage and at least one window.
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Matt Tranchin
Passenger Matt Tranchin snapped this photo of the damaged window. Tranchin said he texted family members to say goodbye as the plane descended. Once the plane landed, "there was a lot of hugging."
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Amanda Bouman posted this photo of the damaged engine on Instagram
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A close up of the broken window.
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@EMMS_MrJohnson
@EMMS_MrJohnson shared this photo of the damaged engine on Southwest 1380.
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A foam was sprayed onto the plane and runway.
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People could be seen exiting the plane and getting onto waiting buses.
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Sandra Vasich
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One window appeared to be broken.
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A blown engine on a Southwest flight from LaGuardia to Dallas that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
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No word yet on the extent of injuries.
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Courtney Padilla
A passenger photo shows emergency vehicles on the tarmac in Philadelphia after a Southwest plane was forced to land mid-flight after an engine explosion on April 17, 2018.
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A passenger photo shows damage to one of the plane's engines on April 17, 2018.
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Courtney Padilla
A passenger photo shows oxygen masks, which were lowered when cabin pressure dropped on a Southwest flight from New York to Dallas on April 17, 2018, after an engine exploded mid-flight.
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Courtney Padilla
A passenger photo shows airline staff in the aisle after the plane landed following a mid-flight engine explosion on April 17, 2018.
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Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board inspect the plane's damaged engine.
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Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board inspect the plane's damaged engine.
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Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board inspect the plane's damaged engine.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Lead NTSB investigator Bill English receives Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder from Southwest Airlines flight," the NTSB said.
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Investigators with the NTSB examine a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 after a catastrophic engine failure resulted in the death of a passenger Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
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The wing above the engine showed damage.
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The Reading Eagle
Members of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Pennsylvania State Police and game warden lift a piece of an aircraft engine believed to be from Southwest Airlines flight 1380 on Tuesday, April 18, 2018. The part was discovered a day after the plane's left engine exploded in flight over rural Berks County, Pa.
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Investigators photograph a piece of debris with what appears to be part of the Southwest logo on it. See Larger
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