NTSB locates cowling with public’s help, shares cockpit recorders, studies Southwest Airlines 737 engine

PHILADELPHIA. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) officials on the ground in Philadelphia, where Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 made an emergency landing yesterday, are providing images of the exploded Boeing 737 commercial passenger jet engine and a shredded engine cowling.

NTSB locates cowling with public’s help, shares cockpit recorders, studies Southwest Airlines 737 engine
NTSB locates cowling with public’s help, shares cockpit recorders, studies Southwest Airlines 737 engine

PHILADELPHIA. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) officials on the ground in Philadelphia, where Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 made an emergency landing yesterday, are providing images of the exploded Boeing 737 commercial passenger jet engine and a shredded engine cowling.

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The general public assisted NTSB officials in locating pieces of the engine cowling, and other parts, from the damaged aircraft. Anyone who has found additional pieces are encouraged to send an e-mail to witness@ntsb.gov.

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NTSB investigators provided images as they conduct a preliminary walkthrough of the scene of the Southwest Airline Flight 1380 engine failure in Philadelphia.

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Lead NTSB investigator Bill English received the Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder from the Southwest Airlines flight. The recorders have been sent to NTSB headquarters in Washington.

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NTSB investigators on scene examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane.

NTSB locates cowling with public’s help, shares cockpit recorders, studies Southwest Airlines 737 engineNTSB locates cowling with public’s help, shares cockpit recorders, studies Southwest Airlines 737 engine

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