The National Transportation Safety Board plans to hold an investigative hearing Nov. 14, 2018, as part of the agency’s ongoing investigation of the fatal, April 17, 2018, CFM International engine failure on Southwest Airlines flight 1380.
The one-day hearing, scheduled to be held in the NTSB’s Board Room and Conference Center, will focus on:
CFM International CFM56-7 series engine fan blade design and development history.
CFM International CFM56-7 series engine fan blade inspection methods and procedures.
Engine containment design and certification criteria
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