Southwest B737 near Fort Myers on Nov 25th 2014, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: November 26, 2014 / 23:14:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1469

Aircraft Registration
N416WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N416WN performing flight WN-1469 from Saint Louis,MO to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA) with 129 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL330 about 50nm northnorthwest of Tampa,FL (USA) when the crew reported problems with the cabin pressure and initiated an emergency descent to 13000 feet levelling off at 13000 feet about 5 minutes later (average rate of descent 4000 fpm). The aircraft diverted to Fort Myers,FL, about 95nm southsoutheast of Tampa, for a safe landing.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 delivered the passengers to Fort Lauderdale with a delay of 130 minutes.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered the loss of cabin pressure prompting the crew to follow the related emergency procedures and divert to Fort Myers, where a replacement aircraft was being prepared.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N416WN
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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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1469

Aircraft Registration
N416WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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