Southwest B737 at San Antonio on Jun 7th 2018, flaps problem

Last Update: June 8, 2018 / 19:23:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1479

Aircraft Registration
N443WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N443WN performing flight WN-1479 from San Antonio,TX to Chicago Midway,IL (USA) with 143 people on board, was climbing out of San Antonio when the crew stopped the climb at FL210 due to a flaps problem that could not be resolved and decided to divert to Austin,TX where the aircraft landed safely about 90 minutes after departure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Austin about 21 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N443WN
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
Jun 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1479

Aircraft Registration
N443WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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