A Southwest Plane Engine Just Exploded Mid-Air – Here’s What Happened

This week, a Southwest Airlines flight traveling from New York to Dallas was forced to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after it experienced engine failure. Unfortunately, one of the passengers onboard died. Southwest Airlines Flight 1380’s death was the first accidental fatality to happen on a domestic flight in nine years.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jennifer Riordan’s family and friends, as well as everyone onboard Southwest Airline Flight 1380. To follow the NTSB’s investigation, view their official Twitter account here.