Southwest B737 at Burbank on Oct 24th 2021, flaps issue

Last Update: October 25, 2021 / 16:32:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-611

Aircraft Registration
N728SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N728SW performing flight WN-611 from Nashville,TN to Burbank,CA (USA), was on final approach to Burbank's runway 08 when the crew initiated a go around at about 2300 feet reporting a flaps issue and requested to hold for about 10 minutes, they would then make a decision to either attempt another approach to Burbank or divert to Los Angeles. The aircraft climbed to 5000 feet and entered a hold for about 25 minutes, then the crew decided to divert to Los Angeles advising their landing speed would be about 20-25 knots faster than normal. The aircraft landed safely on Los Angeles' runway 25L about 40 minutes after the go around.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-611

Aircraft Registration
N728SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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