Apr 20, 2018
Southwest Airlines 1380 Engine Failure 4/17/2018 ATC Audio

On April 17, 2018, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700’s CFM56-7B engine experienced a fan blade failure, causing it to shed shrapnel into a window, killing a passenger.

LiveATC.net captured the radio transmissions between air traffic control and the aircraft as its crew dealt with the situation.

Video footage provided by the NTSB.

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