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Airplane / Engine Explosion #1123410

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia airport: David Kerley) The deadly engine explosion on a Southwest plane in the air featured; in-cabin video, air traffic control-pilot audio played, photos of victim Jennifer Riordan & the plane later on the ground with the damaged engine shown. [Passenger Tim McGINTY†- describes what happened.] [NTSB chairman Robert SUMWALT†- expresses concern about engine failure.] The difficult landing of the plane discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The background of former military pilot Tammie Jo Shuts†† featured; audio of Schultz with the ATC played. [PASSENGER - praises the pilot.] The pilot's concern for the passengers discussed; photos shown.

Muir, David;
Kerley, David;
Raddatz, Martha

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