Southwest B737 near Pittsburgh on Jul 9th 2023, suspected fuel leak

Last Update: July 11, 2023 / 09:06:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 9, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3062

Aircraft Registration
N218WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N218WN performing flight WN-3062 from New York La Guardia,NY to Denver,CO (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 70nm east of Pittsburgh,PA (USA) when the crew initiated a diversion to Pittsburgh due to a suspected fuel leak at the left hand tank. The aircraft landed safely on Pittsburgh's runway 28R about 30 minutes after leaving FL360.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N7867A continued the flight and reached Denver with a delay of about 5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 21 hours after landing in Pittsburgh.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N218WN
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
Jul 9, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3062

Aircraft Registration
N218WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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