Southwest B737 near Colorado Springs on May 27th 2024, smell of smoke in cabin

Last Update: May 28, 2024 / 17:19:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 27, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1070

Aircraft Registration
N474WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N474WN performing flight WN-1070 from Denver,CO to Tampa,FL (USA), was enroute at FL390 about 170nm southeast of Denver when the crew decided to divert to Colorado Springs,CO (USA), located about 160nm west of their position, after cabin crew reported smell of smoke in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely in Colorado Springs about 55 minutes after departure.

The airline reported cabin crew smelled an odour in the cabin like smoke prompting the diversion. Passengers and crew disembarked safely.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N7831B positioned to Colorado Springs, resumed the flight and reached Tampa with a delay of about 3.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N474WN
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
May 27, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1070

Aircraft Registration
N474WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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