Southwest B737 at Los Angeles on Jan 31st 2022, smoke in cabin

Last Update: February 2, 2022 / 16:56:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 31, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-2988

Aircraft Registration
N425LV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N425LV performing flight WN-2988 from Los Angeles,CA to Saint Louis,MO (USA) with 125 people on board, was climbing out of Los Angeles' runway 25R when the crew stopped the climb at about 10,000 feet reporting smoke in the aft galley. The aircraft returned to Los Angeles landing on runway 06R in opposite direction to the active runways about 15 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N268WN reached Saint Louis with a delay of about 3 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N425LV
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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Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 31, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-2988

Aircraft Registration
N425LV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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