By Kyle James  |  04-17-2018   News
Photo credit: Marty Martinez | Facebook

Passengers aboard a Southwest Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine explosion mid-flight. The passenger jet landed at Philadelphia's airport with a damaged engine and one critically injured woman. Damage could be seen to the left engine of the plane where the explosion occurred.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Eyewitness video shows the Southwest Flight 1380 emergency landing from a passenger perspective. At least one person was rushed to the hospital with unknown injuries <a href="https://t.co/FdMymlzMMg">https://t.co/FdMymlzMMg</a> <a href="https://t.co/ecUMzEEl7f">pic.twitter.com/ecUMzEEl7f</a></p>&mdash; Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) <a href="https://twitter.com/ABC7NY/status/986293577637597185?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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One passenger named Martinez said on Facebook Live, "Something is wrong with our plane! It appears we are going down! Emergency landing!! Southwest flight from NYC to Dallas!!" Martinez also described hearing an explosion and seeing the engine slam against a window inuring the woman sitting there and partially sucking her out the broken window.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">JUST IN: Images show the destruction of a reported engine explosion aboard a Southwest Airlines flight heading from NYC to Dallas, several injuries have been reported (Photos courtesy of Marty Martinez) <a href="https://t.co/s2TtP2Mw6Z">https://t.co/s2TtP2Mw6Z</a> <a href="https://t.co/8fkNgK9p0R">pic.twitter.com/8fkNgK9p0R</a></p>&mdash; FOX 5 DC (@fox5dc) <a href="https://twitter.com/fox5dc/status/986290513878937602?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The woman was pulled back in by passengers but was critically injured. A tweet from the Philadelphia airport reported that flight 1380 "landed safely at PHL and passengers are being brought into the terminal." Officials announced at 3:15 p.m. the woman had died of her injuries.

Following is Marty Martinez's Facebook Live broadcast.

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Following is the initial ATC communication:

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Followed by this:

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The plane landed and was met by emergency crews. Damage is significant.

<blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Video shows what appears to be a blown-out window and shredded engine on Southwest Flight 1380 at Philadelphia International Airport.<br><br>The plane landed after crew reported damage to one engine, as well as the fuselage and at least one window, the FAA says <a href="https://t.co/S0fIVjSWHA">https://t.co/S0fIVjSWHA</a> <a href="https://t.co/YI5kArjBvh">pic.twitter.com/YI5kArjBvh</a></p>&mdash; CNN (@CNN) <a href="https://twitter.com/CNN/status/986307393775702019?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Complete ATC audio just came in and is below.

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Passengers are clearly shaken as they recount the incident.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Documenting Southwest Airlines Flight 1380&#39;s emergency landing on a Facebook Live feed, passenger Marty Martinez tells CBS News that he thought he was recording &quot;[his] last few moments on this earth&quot; <a href="https://t.co/RSnD4yCmnf">https://t.co/RSnD4yCmnf</a> <a href="https://t.co/XyOgzKtGqR">pic.twitter.com/XyOgzKtGqR</a></p>&mdash; CBS News (@CBSNews) <a href="https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/986298370766659584?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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So far Southwest Airlines has not commented on the incident.

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Source: http://www.wspa.com/news/jet-with-engine-window-damage-makes-emergency-landing/1127368220

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