US, European aviation authorities order inspections after fatal Southwest engine failure

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US and European airline regulators on Friday ordered emergency inspections within 20 days of almost 700 aircraft engines similar to the one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) engine blowout earlier this week, citing risks of a similar mishap. "They said there's a hole, and, uh, someone went out".

"We started CPR on the lady, which we continued for about 20 minutes".

'Why do we choose the seats we choose?' she asked. In a March 1993 interview with the Navy's All Hands magazine, Shults said, "It would be nice if they would take away the ceilings [women] have over our heads".

"If you can possibly imagine going through the window of an airplane at about 600 miles per hour and hitting either the fuselage or the wing with your body, with your face, then I think I can probably tell you there was significant trauma", Peggy Phillips, the nurse who performed CPR on Riordan told ABC.

"She reassured us that in her 32 years of flying that her oxygen masks had never come down", she said.

"Her passion for our community, our students and our future was unwavering", the health center said in a statement. One of the cracks was consistent with metal fatigue, he said. On Wednesday, Pennsylvania State Police secured a hunk of debris found 8 miles north of Reading, near Blue Marsh Lake.

The Federal Aviation Administration followed suit with its own "Emergency Airworthiness Directive" Friday afternoon.

It is not clear how many takeoff-and-landing cycles the engine in Tuesday's accident had gone through and whether it would have been covered by the FAA directive.

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Airlines told the FAA previous year that because fan blades may have been repaired and moved to other engines, the order would affect far more than 220 CFM56-7Bs, which are made by a partnership of France's Safran SA and General Electric Co.

On Tuesday, Gary Kelly released a video message reacting to the death of Jennifer Riordan (who wasn't identified at the time in the video). The Air Line Pilots Association, which represents 60,000 commercial pilots in the USA and Canada, supported the measure.

In a statement, Wells Fargo called her "a well-known leader who was loved and respected".

Riordan is survived by her husband Michael and two children.

The Albuquerque Journal reports that the service for Jennifer Riordan began at 6 p.m. Sunday at her alma mater, the University of New Mexico.

He said he was never in fear for his life, and he said he was thankful his family had survived and was surrounding him Thursday.

"She is the bedrock of our family". "In her memory, please keep in mind to always be kind, loving, caring and sharing".

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