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Passengers sue Southwest Airlines for fatal flight

4 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

On Wednesday, eight passengers who were aboard a Southwest Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after one of its engines blew apart filed suit against the airline, Boeing and the companies that manufactured the engine, alleging that they failed to take proper safeguards to prevent the fatal tragedy.
Southwest, the Boeing Company, GE Aviation Systems LLC, Safran USA Inc. and CFM International Inc. were all named as defendants in the suit. Officials at Southwest, GE Aviation and Boeing declined to comment citing pending litigation. Officials at Safran...
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Southwest passengers who survived a fatal flight are suing the airline claiming they suffered 'overwhelming horror'

Southwest passengers who survived a fatal flight are suing the airline claiming they suffered 'overwhelming horror'

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

NTSB/AP
A group of Southwest Airlines passengers is suing the airline seeking damages resulting from the emergency landing of Flight 1380 in April.
The suit claims the group of eight passengers suffered mental, emotional, and psychological injuries due to the incident.
Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 was en route from New York to Dallas when a fan blade on one of its engines snapped off.
The resulting explosion punctured the Boeing 737-700's fuselage causing the plane to depressurize, fatally injuring passenger Jennifer Riordan.
Some Southwest Airlines passengers are suing the airline...
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