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Aging Pipe Likely Caused Refinery Fire
Investigators found the remnants of the failed elbow pipe, which they said had worn to .012 inches — about half the thickness of a credit card.
Oct 16th, 2019
Details of Fatal Southwest Flight Revealed
Since the deadly flight, widespread inspections have turned up eight other fan blades on similar CFM engines that also had cracks.
Nov 15th, 2018
Southwest Sought More Time for Inspections
The airline opposed a recommendation by the engine manufacturer to require ultrasonic inspections of certain fan blades within 12 months.
Apr 20th, 2018
Fan Blade Inspections Follow Explosion
The announcement comes nearly a year after the engine's manufacturer recommended additional inspections.
Apr 19th, 2018