US, Europe order emergency checks on engine type in Southwest accident

  1. US, Europe order emergency checks on engine type in Southwest accident  Reuters
  2. FAA Orders Closer Engine Inspections After Southwest Airlines Failure  New York Times
  3. Southwest Airlines tragedy brings stepped up inspections of widely used jet engine  Dallas News
  4. Boeing  Fortune
  5. Airline Regulators Call for Emergency Inspections of Boeing 737 Engines  Wall Street Journal
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Airline Regulators Call for Emergency Inspections of Boeing 737 Engines

  1. Airline Regulators Call for Emergency Inspections of Boeing 737 Engines  Wall Street Journal
  2. Manufacturer of the Southwest plane’s engine that exploded calls for stricter engine testing  CNBC
  3. FAA Plans Emergency Engine Inspections After Fatal Incident  Bloomberg
  4. Metal weakness like the fatigue in Southwest plane’s engine can lie hidden for years  Los Angeles Times
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Southwest emergency: Did the FAA wait too long to order engine checks?

  1. Southwest emergency: Did the FAA wait too long to order engine checks?  NBCNews.com
  2. Southwest Airlines Gives $5000 to Passengers on Fatal Flight  Bloomberg
  3. Engine Maker in Southwest Accident to Issue New Inspection Guidance  Wall Street Journal
  4. Weather radar detects engine debris from Southwest Airlines Flight 1380  Washington Post
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Former Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on thousands of calls

Former Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on thousands of callsCrenshanda Williams, 44, was found guilty in Houston on Wednesday of systematically hanging up on people trying to report emergencies, the office of Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said in a statement. A jury found Williams guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls, a misdemeanor. Williams had worked at the Houston Emergency Center for about 18 months, ending in 2016.


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Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on ‘thousands’ of 911 calls

Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on ‘thousands’ of 911 callsA 911 operator in Texas has been sentenced to jail time followed by probation for hanging up on emergency callers “thousands” of times. Crenshanda Williams, 44, was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months probation after an investigation into an unusual number of “short calls” for the former emergency operator, meaning they lasted no longer than 20 seconds, according to local media reports. Williams systematically hung up on the calls, prosecutors told the jury that found her guilty of interference with emergency phone calls, including instances in which vehicles were proceeding at dangerous speeds on a highway, and one where someone was attempting to report a violent burglary.


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Southwest emergency landing pilot Tammie Jo Shults is a pioneer with 'nerves of steel'

  1. Southwest emergency landing pilot Tammie Jo Shults is a pioneer with ‘nerves of steel’  USA TODAY
  2. Southwest CEO Faces Test as Deadly Accident Mars Safety Record  Bloomberg
  3. US inspectors probe deadly Southwest jet engine explosion  Reuters
  4. Gary Kelly – Flight 1380  YouTube
  5. Pilot Who Landed Southwest Flight Was One of the First Women to Fly an F/A-18  Popular Mechanics
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Second Southwest airlines flight forced to make emergency landing after bird strike

Second Southwest airlines flight forced to make emergency landing after bird strikeAnother Southwest Airlines flight has been forced to make an emergency landing, this time in Nashville, Tennessee, as a result of a bird strike. The airline told CBS News about the Phoenix, Arizona-bound flight: “We’ve confirmed flight 577 departing Nashville experienced a bird strike shortly after takeoff,” adding that its “local Nashville Employees are working diligently to accommodate those passengers on to their destination”. The aircraft has been taken out for service for maintenance just one day after a disastrous emergency landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania yesterday.


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