Southwest B737 at Phoenix on Mar 31st 2023, engine shut down in flight
Last Update: April 5, 2023 / 19:21:49 GMT/Zulu time
There are conflicting data as to the flight number: According to FAA data the flight was WN-2683 from Phoenix to Burbank, the flight however is scheduled to fly to Tampa,FL (USA). According to other information the flight was WN-110, scheduled to depart Phoenix for Burbank around the same time.
The aircraft remained on the ground for about 3 days 18 hours.
On Apr 5th 2023 The Aviation Herald received information, that metallic fragments rained from the sky about 6.8nm southeast of the airport almost straight underneath the flight path of the aircraft when the aircraft reached 12,000 feet. Such debris was found on the roof of buildings nearby, a number of cars received damage.
On Apr 5th 2023 The Aviation Herald also received information, that the last turbine stage's blades showed damage from impact with debris, however, were not fractured. A large amount of metallic debris was found in the engine outlet.
Aircraft Registration Data
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