Southwest B733 near Norfolk on Feb 5th 2014, problems with cabin pressure

Last Update: February 8, 2014 / 00:15:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2014

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300, flight WN-271 from Philadelphia,PA to Orlando,FL (USA) with 146 people on board, was enroute at FL320 about 30nm north of Norfolk,VA (USA) when the crew reported problems with the cabin pressure and decided to divert to Norfolk. The aircraft made a normal descent towards Norfolk and landed safely on Norfolk's runway 23 about 30 minutes after leaving FL320.

The aircraft was able to continue the journey after about 2 hours on the ground and reached Orlando with a delay of 4 hours (including 2:20 hours delay before departure from Philadelphia).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2014

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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