Southwest B737 near Ontario on Jan 5th 2015, suspected fuel leak

Last Update: January 7, 2015 / 21:42:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 5, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-861

Aircraft Registration
N741SA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N741SA performing flight WN-861 from Sacramento,CA to Ontario,CA (USA), was descending towards Ontario when the crew reported a suspected fuel leak and decided to divert to Burbank,CA (USA) where the aircraft landed safely.

The airline reported the crew received indications of a possible fuel leak and diverted to Burbank. A faulty fuel indicator was identified and replaced, the aircraft continued to its destination after about one hour on the ground.

The aircraft made the 15 minutes hop to Ontario departing Burbank after about 100 minutes on the ground and reached Ontario with a delay of 100 minutes.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N741SA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
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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
Jan 5, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-861

Aircraft Registration
N741SA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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