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Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Mechanical Issue

Saturday, June 30, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Mechanical Issue

Southwest Airlines flight 2095 made an emergency landing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on June 29th. The plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to Dallas, Texas, was diverted due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tulsa

Saturday, June 30, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tulsa

Southwest Airlines flight WN-471 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on June 29th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Dallas, Texas, to Kansas City, Missouri, was diverted due to an issue with the fuel system. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and forty-two people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Friday, June 8, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Southwest Airlines flight 1479 made an emergency landing in Austin, Texas, on June 7th. The plane heading from San Antonio, Texas, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Indianapolis due to Cabin Pressure Issues

Monday, May 21, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Indianapolis due to Cabin Pressure Issues

Southwest Airlines flight WN-5913 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Indianapolis, Indiana, on May 19th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was diverted due to issues with the cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Los Angeles due to Smoke in Cockpit

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Los Angeles due to Smoke in Cockpit

Southwest Airlines flight WN-2799 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on May 13th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from San Diego, California, to Las Vegas, Nevada, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All sixty-eight people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at DFW Airport

Thursday, May 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at DFW Airport

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1118 made an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on May 7th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Nashville, Tennessee, to Dallas Love Field, Texas, was diverted after the crew received indication of a flaps problem. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and three passengers aboard remained unharmed.... »

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Ohio due to Cracked Window

Friday, May 4, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Ohio due to Cracked Window

Southwest Airlines flight WN-957 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, on May 2nd. The Boeing 737-700 flying from Chicago, Illinois, to Newark, New Jersey, had to divert due to a crack in the cabin window. The plane landed safely. All 81 passengers aboard remained safe. Download... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence Near Tampa

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence Near Tampa

Southwest Airlines flight WN-4851 encountered severe turbulence near Tampa, Florida, on April 22nd. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Nashville, Tennessee, was descending toward Tampa. The plane continued for a safe landing. According to the FAA, two flight attendants were injured in the incident. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Nashville After Bird Strike

Thursday, April 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Nashville After Bird Strike

Southwest Airlines flight WN-577 had to return and make an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee, on April 18th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Phoenix, Arizona, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All seventy people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Plane Suffers In-Flight Engine Failure; 1 Killed

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Suffers In-Flight Engine Failure; 1 Killed

On April 17th, a Southwest Airlines plane suffered an in-flight engine failure and got hit by debris from the damaged engine, shattering a passenger window and killing one passenger. The incident happened when the flight WN-1380 was heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Dallas, Texas. The crew subsequently initiated an emergency descent and... »

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