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  • Southwest Fuselage Photos
    Posted by Andrew Compart 10:15 PM on Apr 05, 2011

    The NTSB gave the press another close-up look today at the section of the Southwest fuselage that ruptured in flight. See the photos below.

    Below, NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman uses a model of the Southwest 737 to show where the fuselage ruptured, standing in front of the actual fuselage section.



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    A few closer looks at the damaged section.


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    The NTSB says the opening was about five feet long. The first shot below includes a one-foot rule in the foreground.


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    Tags: tw99, om99, mro11, Southwest, 737-300, fuselage, cracks, NTSB

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