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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... »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, February 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1495 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 7th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Dallas Love Field, Texas, was on final approach to Fort Lauderdale when one of the engines ingested a bird. The plane continued for safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.... »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Los Angeles

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Los Angeles

Southwest Airlines flight WN-3356 had to make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on January 8th. The plane took off for San Francisco, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Jacksonville After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Jacksonville After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Southwest Airlines flight WN-3556 had to divert for an emergency landing in Jacksonville, Florida, on January 2nd. The Boeing 737-300 plane was flying from San Antonio, Texas, to Orlando, Florida, when it lost cabin pressure, prompting the crew to divert. The plane landed uneventfully. All 133 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Chicago after Bird Strike

Sunday, December 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Chicago after Bird Strike

Southwest Airlines flight WN-105 had to return for an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on December 15th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Las Vegas, Nevada, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed safely. There were 164 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Dallas due to Cabin Pressure Issues

Saturday, December 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Dallas due to Cabin Pressure Issues

Southwest Airlines flight WN-43 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dallas, Texas, on December 7th. The Boeing 737-300 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported issues with cabin pressure. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article... »

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Jackson after Loss of Cabin Pressure

Friday, December 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Jackson after Loss of Cabin Pressure

Southwest Airlines flight WN-214 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Jackson, Mississippi, on December 6th. The plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane, carrying 118 passengers and 5 crew members, landed safely. The airline said a flight attendant was taken... »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Memphis

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Memphis

Southwest Airlines flight WN-486 had to return and make an emergency landing in Memphis, Tennessee, on December 4th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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