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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 »

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... »

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