Southwest B738 at Orlando on Dec 9th 2022, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 12, 2022 / 23:14:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1681

Aircraft Registration
N8620H

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N8620H performing flight WN-1681 from Orlando,FL to Fort Myers,FL (USA) with 102 people on board, was climbing out of Orlando's runway 36L when the crew stopped the climb at 7500 feet reporting they had a left engine (CFM56) failure and requested to return to Orlando's runway 36L. The aircraft landed safely on runway 36L, advised emergency services they did have a left engine fire indication and wanted the emergency services to check their left side. Following checks the aircraft taxied to the apron.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N8663A reached Fort Myers with a delay of 3:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 29 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N8620H
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-8H4
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1681

Aircraft Registration
N8620H

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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