Southwest Airlines

KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
April 19, 2018 - 11:00 am
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Southwest Airlines was looking for more time to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during the flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia. The airline opposed a recommendation by the engine manufacturer to require ultrasonic inspections of certain fan...
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KNX Afternoon News
April 18, 2018 - 2:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Tuesday's freefall of a Southwest plane after engine failure is a reminder of how important it is to listen to pre-flight emergency instructions. CBS travel editor, ​ Peter Greenberg tells KNX how passengers ignore the safety videos and don't read the information cards on...
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CBS News
KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
April 18, 2018 - 11:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (CBS News) -- Tammie Jo Shults, the Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing Tuesday after the jet apparently blew an engine, got hit by shrapnel and lost a window, is being praised for her "nerves of steel" in helping to prevent a far worse tragedy after the catastrophe...
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(KNX1070) - Southwest Airlines says it plans to beef up its inspection of its fleet after an engine blew up during a flight The airline will begin a round of “enhanced inspection procedures” for the kind of engines involved in Tuesday's fatal accident in Philapelphia. This comes following a...
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