Apr 17, 2018

Southwest Airlines incident: Jet makes emergency landing in Philadelphia

A US passenger jet has made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after part of the covering on its left engine got ripped off. The Southwest Airlines plane was flying from New York's La Guardia airport to Dallas, Texas, with 143 passengers and crew aboard. "All of a sudden, we heard this loud bang, rattling, it felt like one of the engines went out," passenger Kristopher Johnson told CNN. "It just shredded the left-side engine completely... it was scary." Photos have been shared on social media showing passengers sitting in oxygen masks as the plane shudders around them.

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