Southwest B738 at Baltimore on Mar 30th 2024, engine stall on very short final

Last Update: March 31, 2024 / 16:58:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 30, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3371

Aircraft Registration
N8329B

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
KBWI

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N8329B performing flight WN-3371 from Oakland,CA to Baltimore,MD (USA), landed on Baltimore's runway 33L and was rolling out when tower advised he observed flames from the right hand engine (CFM56) just prior to touch down, the crew advised they knew it was just short short final. Tower subsequently advised the crew they were rolling the emergency trucks and instructed the aircraft to vacate the runway. The crew subsequently advised they had no indications of an engine malfunction, everything is good, they wanted the services to check the outside to be sure everything was good.

A passenger reported just seconds before touchdown in rainy conditions there was a loud bang from the right hand side. Emergency services met the aircraft midfield. The captain announced they likely had experienced an engine stall but there was no smoke or fire. The aircraft taxied to the apron on own power.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Baltimore about 14 hours after landing.



Metars:
KBWI 310454Z 29003KT 8SM MIFG FEW048 FEW075 SCT110 SCT250 08/07 A2976 RMK AO2 RAE15 SLP075 P0000 T00830072 401720011=
KBWI 310354Z 22003KT 7SM -RA FEW048 BKN075 OVC110 09/08 A2978 RMK AO2 RAE0257B45 SLP082 P0001 T00940078=
KBWI 310254Z 07006KT 6SM -RA SCT048 BKN065 BKN100 10/07 A2980 RMK AO2 PK WND 32034/0202 WSHFT 0156 RAB12 TSE16 SLP090 P0007 60007 T01000067 53014=
KBWI 310216Z 36010G33KT 5SM -RA BR OVC085CB 11/06 A2982 RMK AO2 PK WND 32034/0202 WSHFT 0156 RAB12 TSE16 VIS NW 2 1/2 CB W-NE MOV SE P0002 T01110056=
KBWI 310154Z 04005KT 10SM TS BKN090CB BKN100 BKN120 BKN220 12/05 A2972 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NW TSB45 SLP063 OCNL LTGCGCC NW TS NW MOV SE T01170050=
KBWI 310146Z 00000KT 10SM TS BKN090CB BKN100 BKN120 BKN220 12/05 A2970 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NW TSB45 OCNL LTGCGCC NW TS NW MOV E T01170050=
KBWI 310054Z 10005KT 10SM SCT055 BKN090 BKN110 12/04 A2974 RMK AO2 RAB20E54 SLP070 P0000 T01170044=
KBWI 302354Z 06008KT 10SM BKN090 OVC110 13/02 A2976 RMK AO2 RAE06 SLP077 BINOVC P0000 60000 T01330022 10172 20128 58008=
KBWI 302254Z 11006KT 10SM -RA FEW050 SCT075 BKN095 BKN180 14/03 A2978 RMK AO2 RAE2157B52 SLP085 P0000 T01390028=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N8329B
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
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
Mar 30, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3371

Aircraft Registration
N8329B

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
KBWI

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