Damaged components of the failed engine from Flight 1380 are identified as viewed from the inboard side of the CFM56-7B engine. During climb out following departure from New York’s LaGuardia Airport, the engine experienced a failure of a fan blade which resulted in the loss of the inlet and cowling. Source: NTSB
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) late Thursday afternoon issued an investigative update into its ongoing investigation of the fatal Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 inflight engine failure. One passenger died as a result of injuries suffered during the April 17 accident. In its update, NTSB said the fan blades on the accident engine were last overahauled 10,712 cycles (November 2012) before the accident. More details are available here.