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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 »

Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Corpus Christi International Airport

Monday, June 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Corpus Christi International Airport

Southwest Airlines flight 4519 made an emergency landing at Corpus Christi International Airport, Texas, on June 25th. Authorities said the plane flying from Los Angeles, California, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to a disruptive passenger. The plane landed safely. The disruptive passenger was taken into custody. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Dallas Love Field After Bird Strike

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Dallas Love Field After Bird Strike

Southwest Airlines flight WN-116 had to return and make an emergency landing at Dallas Love Field, Texas, on June 16th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Albuquerque, New Mexico, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Illinois due to Engine Failure

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Illinois due to Engine Failure

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1914 had to divert and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Illinois, on June 12th. The Boeing 737-700 flying from Chicago, Illinois, to Connecticut, had to divert due to engine failure. The plane landed safely. All one hundred thirty-nine passengers remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Missouri due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Monday, May 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Missouri due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Southwest Airlines flight WN-2303 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Branson Airport, Taney County, Missouri, on May 27th. The Boeing 737-300 flying from Baltimore, Maryland, to Oklahoma, had to divert due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All 124 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

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 »

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