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Southwest Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strikes Near Reagan National Airport

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strikes Near Reagan National Airport

Southwest Airlines flight WN-3442 suffered multiple bird strikes near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, on November 5th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Kansas City, Missouri, was on approach to Reagan National Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in St. Louis

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in St. Louis

Southwest Airlines flight WN-3313 made a safe landing after suffering a bird strike near St. Louis Lambert International Airport, Missouri, on November 4th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was on final approach when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke Indication

Friday, October 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke Indication

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1604 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Amarillo, Texas, on October 24th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Las Vegas, Nevada, was diverted after the crew received indication of smoke in a lavatory. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Baltimore

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Baltimore

Southwest Airlines flight WN-5509 made an emergency landing in Baltimore, Maryland, on October 21st. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Islip, New York, was diverted after it sustained damage due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

Thursday, October 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

Southwest Airlines flight WN-362 made an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 10th. The Boeing 737-700 plane was flying from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the crew requested emergency assistance due to an engine problem. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Thursday, October 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Southwest Airlines flight WN-4880 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Sacramento, California, on October 3rd. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Seattle, Washington, was on final approach to Sacramento when a bird hit it. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Las Vegas due to Smoke in Cockpit

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Las Vegas due to Smoke in Cockpit

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1119 had to return and make an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on September 18th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Denver, Colorado, but had to turn back after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and eighty-one people aboard remained unharmed.... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Columbus due to Damaged Tire

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Columbus due to Damaged Tire

Southwest Airlines flight WN-2803 had to return and make an emergency landing in Columbus, Ohio, on August 26th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a damaged tire. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and twenty-seven people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Friday, August 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1803 made an emergency landing at Chicago Midway International Airport, Illinois, on August 1st. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, was on final approach to Chicago when the crew received an abnormal flaps indication and went around. The plane subsequently landed safely on second approach. All ninety-eight people aboard... »

Southwest Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada due to Unreliable Airspeed and Altitude

Monday, July 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada due to Unreliable Airspeed and Altitude

Southwest Airlines flight WN-3641 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 7th. The Boeing 737-700 flying to Cleveland, Ohio, had to return due to an unreliable airspeed and the altitude. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

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