Southwest Airlines Diverts due to Flaps Flops

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
By George Hatcher

On July 23, 2013, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 en route from Kansas City to Indianapolis developed a problem with the flaps.

Pilots diverted back to Kansas City and made an emergency landing. (See flight path below)

None of the 54 aboard suffered injury.

The flight eventually took off and arrived in Indianapolis at 1 a.m. with no indication if this was the same or a different jet.

* Flight Path:

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