Southwest B737 at Nashville on Apr 18th 2018, engine issue

Last Update: April 18, 2018 / 20:15:18 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-577

Aircraft Registration
N460WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N460WN performing flight WN-577 from Nashville,TN to Phoenix,AZ (USA) with 70 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Nashville's runway 20L when the crew requested to level off at 5000 feet reporting they had an engine (CFM56) issue later detailing they had high vibrations on the left hand engine. The aircraft levelled off at 5000 feet and returned to Nashville for a safe landing on runway 20L about 15 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N937WN reached Phoenix with a delay of 2.5 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft received a bird strike.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N460WN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-7H4
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-577

Aircraft Registration
N460WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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