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In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events and left a businesswoman hanging half outside a shattered window showed evidence of "metal fatigue," according to the National Transportation Safety Board. (NTSB via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 10:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The two pilots of a Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia say their "hearts are heavy." Captain Tammie Jo Shults and First Officer Darren...
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April 18, 2018 - 9:35 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A university in upstate New York has suspended a fraternity over videos showing racist and sexist behavior. School officials say the videos involved members of the Syracuse University chapter of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity. The school's chancellor, Ken...
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In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events and left a businesswoman hanging half outside a shattered window showed evidence of "metal fatigue," according to the National Transportation Safety Board. (NTSB via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 8:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Federal airline regulators say they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in fatal failure that killed a woman in a plane that made an emergency...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After leaving active duty in early 1993, Shults served in the Navy Reserve until 2001. Shults was the pilot of the Southwest plane that made an emergency landing on April 17, 2018, after an engine explosion. (Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 7:21 pm
BOERNE, Texas (AP) — The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in a career where she has been one of the few women at the controls. Tammie...
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In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events and left a businesswoman hanging half outside a shattered window showed evidence of "metal fatigue," according to the National Transportation Safety Board. (NTSB via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 6:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Philadelphia's medical examiner says that a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a Southwest Airlines plane died of blunt impact trauma to her head, neck and torso...
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April 18, 2018 - 5:40 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general has identified a loophole in state law that he says could allow criminal defendants pardoned by President Donald Trump to argue that they can't be charged at the state level. Democrat Eric Schneiderman wrote to state legislators Wednesday urging them...
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In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events and left a businesswoman hanging half outside a shattered window showed evidence of "metal fatigue," according to the National Transportation Safety Board. (NTSB via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 5:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A federal investigator says that a crack on the interior of a jet engine is what led to the failure that shot debris at the plane, leading to the death of a passenger. National...
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April 18, 2018 - 4:59 pm
EAST ROCKAWAY, N.Y. (AP) — A school on Long Island is requiring middle and high school students to use clear backpacks as part of new safety measures in the wake of the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people. Newsday reports the East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School distributed the clear...
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This March 20, 2017 photo provided by Kevin Garber at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kan., shows Tammie Jo Shults, one of the pilots of a Southwest Airlines twin-engine Boeing 737 bound from New York to Dallas that made an emergency landing at the Philadelphia International Airport after the aircraft blew one of its engines Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (Kevin Garber/MidAmerica Nazarene University via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 4:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A federal investigator says that they are still trying to figure out how a window came out of a plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia, killing the woman seated in...
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April 18, 2018 - 2:01 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Police have released the name of a woman found stabbed to death in the motel where she lived in western New York, in hopes of locating her next of kin. The Genesee County Sheriff's Office in a Wednesday news conference identified the victim as 58-year-old Sherri Colleen Butler...
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