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Southwest Airlines Plane lands on one engine

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Southwest Airlines Plane lands on one engine

A Southwest Airlines plane, declared an emergency in the USA, and diverted to Pensecola, after one of its engines suffered a major break up during a flight.

 

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/08/27/us/southwest-emergency-landing-engine-trouble/

 

Plane landed safely, with all passengers and crew.

 

Well Done to the Crew....

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Minivanman
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Re: Southwest Airlines Plane lands on one engine

Well done indeed, although these planes are designed to fly on one engine and it's all part of a pilot's training? Scary all the same.

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Minivanman
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Re: Southwest Airlines Plane lands on one engine

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/37208657/passengers-post-pictures-of-planes-engine-blown-apart

All views expressed are my own but you can express them too if you want to be right about everything like I am.
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Re: Southwest Airlines Plane lands on one engine

Southwest is one of the biggest of America's budget airlines and has a good safety record. Other budget airlines around the world, including Easyjet, have based their busuness model on them.

 

All credit to the flight crew and cabin crew for a job well done in bringing the palne to the ground safely.

 

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