The "pop" he heard was likely the window shattering in Row 14 after an engine malfunction shot pieces of metal shrapnel into the plane.
"They had a great marriage", Gerard said.
One other takeaway from this nightmare in the sky was that the pilot who calmly landed the plane quickly and safely with one engine missing was a woman.
An anonymous passenger toldPeople, "I saw some passengers unbuckling and everyone crowding over this one aisle and the flight attendants run over and we see people lunging over people - it was just madness".
The plane from NY to Dallas landed in Philadelphia.
"She had two kids and a loving husband and community around her that loved her", he said.
The twin-engine Boeing 737 that left NY with 149 people board was hit by shrapnel that smashed a window, killing a passenger and injuring seven others.
Friend Racheal Russo said Shults "loved" her military career and says she learned by overcoming obstacles things as a woman in a male-dominated field.
Texas firefighter Andrew Needum and fellow passenger Tim McGinty tried to pull Jennifer Riordan inside the plane after she was sucked out of her window when the plane suffered an engine failure and a window exploded.
Tim McGinty told reporters late Tuesday that he helped his wife and a friend put on their oxygen masks before he realized the woman sitting in the row in front of him was in trouble on the Southwest Airlines plane from NY to Dallas that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia. And the little girl next to me also tried to pull with me, and we tried to pull her back in, and we couldn't.
A piece of the engine from the stricken Southwest Airlines jet that set off a terrifying chain of events and killed a businesswoman was found in the Bernville area of Berks County.
FBI investigators photographed the wide panel found in Bernville, near where the engine is believed to have failed, according to a Reading Eagle reporter. Kelly said, "There is no information that there were any issues with the airplane or the engines".
She was returning from a business trip in NY when the plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after its engine exploded in midair and shrapnel hit the plane, breaking the window beside her.
Anyone who finds a piece of the wreckage from the engine is asked to call the Federal Bureau of Investigation office in Allentown at 610-433-6488. "Her beauty and love is evident through her children", and the statement asked that in her memory people do not forget to "always be kind, loving, caring and sharing".
Tragically, passenger Jennifer Riordan was pulled halfway out of the broken window by force.
Nurse Peggy Phillips rushed to the woman's aide. "Whatever she was thinking, whatever she was feeling", said Mackey. I did what needed to be done, what any registered nurse would do, " she recalled.
Needum then performed CPR, but unfortunately her injuries were fatal.
This was the second mid-air engine accident on a Southwest plane in the last two years.
A year ago, however, both CFM and the FAA asked companies to do ultrasonic scans on the engines' fan blades. The blade was separated at the point where it would come into the hub and there was evidence of metal fatigue.
As a precaution, Southwest said it will inspect similar engines in its fleet over the next 30 days.
Comey assured Trump that McCabe is as honest as the day is long-like everyone else at the FBI!-and totally above politics. Meanwhile, Comey is scheduled to speak at Amazon's corporate headquarters next week to talk about his new book.
While they chose to stay aloof from the hustle-bustle of the city, their wedding didn't fail to create waves on the internet. With just family and close friends in attendence, Milind and Ankita's wedding celebrations are on in full swing in Aligaug.
This will be the first time in Afghani history that elections will be held on the basis of formal voters lists. A witness to the attack named Akbar told Tolo TV: "Now we know the government can not provide us security".
The engine manufacturer estimates today's corrective action affects 352 engines in the USA and 681 engines worldwide. It's too soon to determine what happened, said National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt.
Over the last five days, shares have managed 4.99% gains and now is up 16.74% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $87.15. It increased, as 57 investors sold FB shares while 621 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 234 raised stakes.
In anticipation of his callup, Torres was asked Saturday if he felt he was ready to contribute in the big leagues. Originally a shortstop, Torres also brings minor league experience at second and third base.
The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, February 8 by Compass Point. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned "Outperform" rating by Robert W. It worsened, as 33 investors sold GNW shares while 75 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 637 raised stakes.
It distributes its products and solutions directly to institutions; and to private investors through a network of intermediaries. The stock decreased 0.31% or GBX 5 during the last trading session, hitting GBX 1603.easyJet plc has volume of 1.67M shares.
Following the Doklam standoff past year , both countries have increased pace and level of dialogue to scale down tensions. Sushma Swaraj arrived in China on Saturday and is set to attend SCO meeting, that will commence on April 24.
In 37 minutes of play, he scored 26 points (on 9-of-18 from the floor) and added 11 rebounds, 10 assists and two steals. Although Mitchell finished the night with 22 points and 11 rebounds, he was not the star of the game for the Jazz.
During World War 1 and 2 we had no stake but our soldiers took part in the Wars. "Look at our role in UN Peacekeeping Forces". Terming it as matter of concern, he said, "we always ask our daughters about what they are doing, where they are going".
Russia Told US What To Avoid Bombing In Syrian Airstrikes
On Apr. 10, the OPCW said it would deploy a fact-finding mission team to investigate the suspected chemical gas attack in Syria. On April 7, a number of NGOs, including the White Helmets, alleged that chemical weapons were used in Douma, Eastern Ghouta.
Pippa Middleton pregnant with first baby
Pippa Middleton and her husband James Matthews are reportedly expecting their first child in October, the Sun reported Saturday . As for Kate and William's baby, bookies have been offering odds on what the new addition will be called.
Vivian Cheruiyot conquers London Marathon
He was not the only Briton with reason to celebrate, as David Weir won his eighth London Marathon men's wheelchair title. The women's race was won by Australia's Madison De Rozario, who held off America's Tatyana McFadden in a tight finish.
Guardiola to discuss future at Man City at end of season
Nine points from their final five games would also beat Chelsea's record Premier League points tally of 95, set in 2004-05. Guardiola's side have 87 points from 33 matches and will reach 102 points if they win all their remaining five games.
Denny Hamlin: Third at Richmond
Busch and Bowyer led nearly all of stage 2, but Logano proved that he once again did a better job of saving his tires. They got us off pit road first those last two times that we came down for tires and got us where we needed to be.
Oldest Person In The World Dies At 117
Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital at the city of Kikai in Japan , city official Susumu Yoshiyuki affirmed. She became the world's oldest person in September after the death of Jamaican woman Violet Brown , also aged 117.
Southwest gives $6k to every customer on deadly flight
After Tuesday's deadly blast, Southwest said it would accelerate trial of these motors and finish the assignment inside 30 days. A fan blade broke off in flight Tuesday on the CFM56-7B engine, triggering a chain of events that shattered a window on 737.