Southwest B733 near Omaha on Apr 14th 2012, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: April 15, 2012 / 11:35:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 14, 2012

Flight number
WN-1544

Aircraft Registration
N390SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300, registration N390SW performing flight WN-1544 from Seattle,WA to Saint Louis,MO (USA), was enroute at FL350 about 20nm northwest of Omaha,NE (USA) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure, passenger oxygen masks deployed. The crew decided to divert to Omaha and requested a number of ambulances to meet the aircraft reporting 11 passengers in the back of the cabin needing medical attention. The aircraft landed safely on Omaha's runway 14R about 25 minutes after initiating the emergency descent. 9 passengers were treated at the airport with minor injuries and were able to continue the flight. A replacement Boeing 737-700 reached Saint Louis with a delay of 4:50 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N390SW
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
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 14, 2012

Flight number
WN-1544

Aircraft Registration
N390SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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