Footage has emerged of the Southwest Airways flight which made a terrifying emergency touchdown in Philadelphia after an engine failure.

Officers stated at this time (Tuesday) that one passenger was confirmed to have died after the emergency touchdown, with a handful of individuals receiving minor accidents.

And now extra footage has emerged of the flight during which the lady was sucked out of a airplane window after an engine exploded.

Eyewitnesses have stated the freak incident occurred on a Southwest Airways 737 which was flying from La Guardia in New York to Dallas on Tuesday morning.

They stated the blast occurred not lengthy after take-off, and piece of shrapnel flew off the engine earlier than it pierced the cabin window.

The jet was compelled to make an emergency touchdown at Philadelphia Worldwide Airport at 11.20am.

The shrapnel pierced the window, and resulted in a feminine passenger being sucked out via the outlet by a sudden and violent depressurisation, with different passengers ‘scrambling’ to get her again inside.

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One passenger, Todd Baur, advised NBC 10:

One passenger, a girl, was partially… was drawn out in direction of the out of the airplane… was pulled again in by different passengers.

Todd stated the lady was rushed off the airplane as quickly because it landed for medical consideration.

One other passenger, Marty Martinez, took to Fb through the incident, and posted a Fb Stay with the caption ‘One thing is incorrect with our airplane! It seems we’re happening! Emergency touchdown!! Southwest flight from NYC to Dallas!’

He additionally shared shaky footage of the plane’s cabin:

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A spokesman for Philadelphia Worldwide Airport stated:

Southwest Airways flight 1380, which departed LaGuardia for Dallas Love Discipline (DAL), diverted to PHL due to an operational occasion.

The airplane landed safely.

No slides have been deployed. At the moment, passengers are coming down a cell stairway and are being bussed to the terminal.

A spokesman for Southwest Airways stated:

Security is all the time our prime precedence at Southwest Airways, and we’re working diligently to help our clients and crews presently.

The Federal Aviation Administration stated:

The FAA is investigating the incident and the Nationwide Transportation Security Board has been notified. The NTSB might be in command of the investigation.

One passenger stated the lady was rushed off the airplane as quickly because it landed for medical consideration.

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One other passenger, Marty Martinez, took to Fb through the incident, and posted a Fb Stay with the caption ‘One thing is incorrect with our airplane! It seems we’re happening! Emergency touchdown!! Southwest flight from NYC to Dallas!’

Mr Martinez advised CBS after the incident that he thought he was recording his ‘final moments’ – saying there was ‘blood in all places’.

A handful of passengers filmed themselves respiration via oxygen masks after the explosion, which occurred at a terrifying 32,500 ft.

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