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One killed when engine explodes on Southwest flight

PHILADELPHIA: An engine on a Southwest Airlines flight with 149 people aboard exploded and broke apart in mid-air on Tuesday, killing one passenger and nearly sucking another out of a shattered window, according to airline and federal authorities and witness and media accounts. The plane, a Boeing 737-700 which was bound to Dallas from New York, made an emergency landing in Philadelphia. The death of 43-year-old Jennifer Riordan on Flight 1380 was the first in a U.S. commercial aviation accident since 2009, according…