Transcript for New details into Southwest's midair accident that killed a mother of 2
chilling new details after that deadly midair accident onboard a southwest passenger plane. A woman partially sucked out of the plane. Passengers picking her back in, but she did not survive. Tonight, the pie lot's words now, as they tried to keep the plane in the air. Here's ABC's David Kerley. Reporter: Tonight, the words of a pilot struggling to fly her crippled jet. We're single engine descending, have a fire in number one. Reporter: Tammie Jo Shults hearing from the first officer, we have somebody that's flown outside, after the engine ripped apart and blew out a window. A flight attendant revealing that in row 14, passengers put their arms out of the plane at more than 200 miles an hour to pull Jennifer Riordan back in. She didn't survive. Just less than two minutes before the high speed landing, under her breath, captain Schultz says, "Heavenly father." We are almost landing. Everybody breathe. We are almost there. Reporter: Seconds after touching down, Schultz says, "Thank you, lord, thank you, thank you, thank you, lord." The enginemaker an the NTSB are still investigating why that engine failed, which led to, as the crew noted in the cockpit, to the first death on a southwest jet.
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