A terrifying plane incident led to the death of a 43-year-old woman after the aircraft’s engine exploded mid-flight. According to reports, passenger Jennifer Riordan was aboard Southwest Airline Flight 1380 when an engine trouble sent a piece of sharpnel suddenly tore the window glass.
Riordan, who was sitting on the left side of the plane, almost got sucked out of the broken window but managed to hold out of the hole for minutes. Despite the chaos, two men eventually came to her rescue and successfully pulled her back inside the plane. A nurse administered CPR for Riordan but she later died due to blunt trauma, according to authorities.
A mother of two, Jennifer Riordan worked for Wells Fargo Bank as the Vice President of Community Relations.
Heartbroken because of the tragedy, Riordan’s family later issueed a statement calling her “the bedrock” of the family.
Aside from Riordan’s death, seven other passengers were injured.
According to the Huffington Post, Flight 1380 carried 144 passengers and 5 crew members. The explosion happened about 20 minutes after the plane’s departure from LaGuardia Airport in New York City. It later made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport.
In an interview with CBS Philadelphia, fellow passenger Marty Martinez described the incident as “terrifying”.
“The engine exploded and it broke a window. First there was an explosion and almost immediately, the oxygen masks came down and, probably in a matter of 10 seconds, the engine then hit a window and busted it wide open.”
In response to the incident, Southwest Airlines eventually released an official statement.
The statement read:
“We are aware that Southwest flight #1380 from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Dallas Love Field (DAL) has diverted to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). We are in the process of transporting Customers and Crew into the terminal.
“The aircraft, a Boeing 737-700, has 143 Customers and five Crewmembers onboard. We are in the process of gathering more information. Safety is always our top priority at Southwest Airlines, and we are working diligently to support our Customers and Crews at this time.”
Watch this footage taken from the plane during the incident:
Woman Gets 7 Years in Jail For Starving, Stabbing, and Scalding Boyfriend
She even took over his Facebook account to isolate him from his friends.
Men abusing their wives or girlfriends have become so common that people have already accepted it as a sad fact. But when the opposite happens, it becomes sensational news.
22-year-old Jordan Worth of Stewartby, Bedfordshire in the UK got a 7 and a half year jail sentence for severely abusing her boyfriend, who was identified as Alix Skeel. She stabbed him with a knife, threw boiling water on him, banned him from their bed, and even took over his Facebook account to isolate him from his friends.
This makes Worth the first woman convicted under Britain’s New ‘Coercive Behavior’ Domestic Abuse Law.
Former Marine Commando Donates Three Amputated Toes For the Bizarre Sourtoe Cocktail
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Somewhere in Canada’s Yukon Territory, a small, unassuming saloon is serving up a drink only the brave dare to drink. It’s the Sourtoe Cocktail—a blend of alcohol of your choice and dehydrated human toe.
And Yukon’s Sourdough Saloon has received yet another donation from a man who’s decided to give away his toes when doctors decided to amputate three of his toes due to frostbite. British racer and former Marine commando Nick Griffiths has decided that the best way to honor his appendages is to put them in a cocktail for brave drinkers to chug down.
The toe is stashed away in salt preserved or dropped into a shot of Yukon.
Internet Explodes With Hilarious Mark Zuckerberg Memes After Congress Hearing
We bet Zuckerberg himself didn’t see these funny memes coming!
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is currently in the hot seat after information got out that Cambridge Analytica stole data from 87 million users to influence the outcome of the last American presidential elections.
As if to add fuel to the fire, Facebook likewise confessed that it scans all user conversations on Messenger. This admission resulted to further outrage against the world’s biggest social networking site.
So when Zuckerberg appeared in front of the United States Congress for a public hearing, it didn’t take long before netizens started trolling him.
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