Information for this article was contributed by Kristen de Groot, Claudia Lauer, Matthew Barakat, Monika Mathur and Jennifer Farrar of The Associated Press.
Southwest Airlines Co clashed with engine-maker CFM over the timing and cost of proposed inspections after a 2016 engine accident, months before the explosion this week of a similar engine on a Southwest jet that led to the death of a passenger, public documents showed.
"I just remember holding my husband's hand, and we just prayed and prayed and prayed", said passenger Amanda Bourman of New York.
CFM said it sent experts to help National Transportation Safety Board investigators. The woman sitting next to the window was wearing a seat belt, but passengers said she was partially blown out of the plane.
ABC News obtained copies of the letter passengers received. She said the company had satisfied the terms of the CFM service bulletin but did not immediately answer questions about how many engines had been inspected and whether the failed engine had been inspected.
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As investigations into the incident continue, Southwest declined to comment to MONEY about its plans for compensating the survivors. The most recent one that made news was Air France in September, when an Air France Airbus A380 made an emergency landing in Goose Bay, Canada.
"In a catastrophic airplane accident, usually if you can walk away from it they will often count it as a minor injury", Johnson said.
The FAA mandate will require inspections of CFM56-7B engines that have flown a certain number of times.
Southwest already announced it is starting an "accelerated inspection" of its fleet after the deadly failure, and other airlines have announced their own inspection plans.
"There's a ring around the engine that's meant to contain the engine pieces when this happens", Goglia said.
The flight was bound to Dallas from New York's LaGuardia airport on a twin-engine Boeing 737.
"The chances are that you're going to have a safe and comfortable flight", Mr Laurie explains.
How important is the demonstration advice?
It is always advisable to keep your seatbelt on when seated in case of the outside chance that something unusual, like unexpected turbulence, occurs suddenly.
Oxygen masks are dropped when an aircraft cabin loses pressure. But one flight that landed in Cincinnati skidded off the runway during a snowstorm. The NTSB said a fan blade had broken off, apparently because of metal fatigue.
Shults was one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy.
The accident caused the first passenger death on a Southwest flight ever, and the first on a U.S. commercial airline since 2009.