Southwest B737 at Las Vegas on Oct 12th 2023, unusual odour on board

Last Update: October 15, 2023 / 19:18:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 12, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1685

Aircraft Registration
N556WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N556WN performing flight WN-1685 from Las Vegas,NV to Tulsa,OK (USA), was climbing through FL180 out of Las Vegas when the crew decided to return to Las Vegas reporting smell of smoke on board. The aircraft landed safely back on Las Vegas' runway 26L about 25 minutes after departure.

The airline reported there was an unusual smell on board, maintenance investigated and found no anomaly. A replacement aircraft conducted the flight.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N483WN reached Tulsa with a delay of about 3 hours.

A passenger reported there had been smell of smoke in the cabin.

The FAA reported the crew reported an unusual smell and possibly smoke in the cabin.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N556WN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
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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
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 12, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1685

Aircraft Registration
N556WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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