Southwest B737 near Dallas on May 12th 2018, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: May 14, 2018 / 15:20:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-861

Aircraft Registration
N732SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N732SW performing flight WN-861 from Denver,CO to Dallas Love,TX (USA), was enroute at FL390 about to reach the top of descent into Dallas when the passenger oxygen masks were released and the flight crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft levelled off at 11,000 feet, continued the approach to Dallas Love and landed safely about 35 minutes after leaving FL390.

The airline reported a number of passengers complaining about ear pain were checked by paramedics.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N732SW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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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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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-861

Aircraft Registration
N732SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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