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Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

Saturday, May 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1224 had to return and make an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida, on May 24th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but had to turn back after the crew suspected a tire had blown during departure. The plane landed back safely. All 149 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Georgia due to Dripping Ceiling, Smoke and Smell

Sunday, May 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Georgia due to Dripping Ceiling, Smoke and Smell

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1694 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia, on May 12th. The Boeing 737-300 flying from Tampa, Florida, to Nashville, Tennessee, had to divert due to water dripping off its ceiling, smoke, and unusual smell aboard. The plane landed safely. All 129 passengers... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Thursday, May 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Southwest Airlines flight WN-530 made an emergency landing in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 2nd. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Houston, Texas, was on final approach to Kansas City when the crew reported a flaps problem and went around to work related checklists. The plane subsequently landed safely. All 58 people aboard remained... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cayman Islands

Saturday, April 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cayman Islands

Southwest Airlines flight WN-607 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, on April 13th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from San Jose, Costa Rica, to Baltimore, Maryland, was diverted after an electrical odor was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed safely. There were 123 passengers and 5... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Oakland with Blown Tire

Friday, April 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Oakland with Blown Tire

Southwest Airlines flight WN-4266 made an emergency landing in Oakland, California, on April 11th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Denver, Colorado, was descending toward San Francisco, California, when the crew reported a blown tire and decided to divert. The plane landed safely. All 119 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland, ME

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland, ME

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1658 had to make an emergency landing in Portland, Maine, on April 3rd. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Baltimore, Maryland, was on approach to Portland when the crew declared an emergency due to a problem with the flaps. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. There were 180 people... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Baltimore

Friday, March 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Baltimore

Southwest Airlines flight WN-330 made an emergency landing in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 29th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, was on approach to Baltimore when the crew reported a landing gear issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Texas

Sunday, March 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Texas

Southwest Airlines flight 118 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Amarillo, Texas, on March 18th. The plane heading from Phoenix, Arizona, to Atlanta, Georgia, was diverted after it lost cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. “The flight was met by Emergency personnel, and initial reports do not indicate any injuries to... »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Omaha

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Omaha

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1426 made a safe landing following bird strikes in Omaha, Nebraska, on February 27th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Chicago Midway International Airport, Illinois, was on short final to Omaha when the crew reported bird strikes. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Omaha due to Unusual Odor

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Omaha due to Unusual Odor

Southwest Airlines flight 4378 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Omaha, Nebraska, on February 23rd. The plane heading from Denver, Colorado, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after the crew noticed an unusual odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All 140 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

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