This April 17 photo shows the jet engine casing of a Southwest Airlines airplane after pilots of the twin-engine Boeing 737 bound from New York to Dallas with 149 people aboard took it into a rapid descent and made an emergency landing in Philadelphia. (Marty Martinez via AP)

This April 17 photo shows the jet engine casing of a Southwest Airlines airplane after pilots of the twin-engine Boeing 737 bound from New York to Dallas with 149 people aboard took it into a rapid descent and made an emergency landing in Philadelphia. (Marty Martinez via AP)

Southwest plane in Everett for repairs after fatal accident

The twin-engine Boeing 737 was reportedly flown to Paine Field on Monday.

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EVERETT — The Southwest Airlines airplane that broke down midair in a fatal accident last month has made its way to Everett for repairs.

KING TV reports that the twin-engine Boeing 737 was flown to the Aviation Technical Services facilities in Everett’s Paine Field on Monday.

The facility conducts major services on Boeing aircrafts.

Southwest Airlines says the plane was released from the National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation.

The left engine has been replaced.

The plane remains out of service.

Jennifer Riordan’s death on the April 17 flight was ruled accidental.

She died of trauma after being partially sucked out of the plane through a window when an engine blew out at 30,000 feet.

The new airport terminal under construction at Paine Field has commitments from Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines and United Airlines for up to 24 daily flights, mostly to destinations in the West and Midwest.

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