Southwest B733 near San Diego on Jan 24th 2014, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: January 31, 2014 / 00:00:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-735

Aircraft Registration
N646SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300, registration N646SW performing flight WN-735 from San Diego,CA to Phoenix,AZ (USA), was climbing out of San Diego when the crew stopped the climb at FL225 reporting the left hand engine (CFM56) had failed and was shut down. The aircraft returned to San Diego for a safe landing on runway 27 about 25 minutes later and vacated the runway with emergency services in trail.

A passenger reported the aircraft suddenly jolted with the right hand side lurching forward. The aircraft returned to San Diego on single engine.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N646SW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-3H4
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B733
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-735

Aircraft Registration
N646SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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