A Southwest airlines plane on the tarmac in July 2015.
A Southwest airlines Co. flight landed safely Saturday morning following a big malfunction of one in every of its two engines all through a flight across the Southeastern U.S.
The Boeing Co. 737-700 was flying from New Orleans to Orlando early Saturday running as flight 3472 when it suffered the failure, inflicting the jet to quick divert to Pensacola world Airport in northern Florida at 9:forty a.m. CDT, consistent with a remark from the airline.
A Southwest LUV, -1.14% spokesman stated its preliminary stories indicated no injuries had been said among the many ninety nine passengers and five crew aboard.
pictures taken aboard the flight showed the Boeing 737-700’s engine inlet utterly torn away, revealing extensive structural injury to the engine nacelle that hangs beneath the wing. The spokesman said the failure led to a depressurization of the cabin.
in line with tracking data from FlightAware, the 737 was flying around 30,seven hundred toes and hiking earlier than it started out descending around 9:23 a.m. CDT.
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