Southwest B737 near San Jose on Jul 3rd 2012, electrical burning smell

Last Update: July 3, 2012 / 23:37:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 3, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-2433

Aircraft Registration
N928WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N928WN performing flight WN-2433 from Las Vegas,NV to San Jose,CA (USA) with 99 people on board, was on approach to San Jose descending through about 11,000 feet when cabin crew noticed a burning smell in the back of the cabin and alerted the flight crew. The flight crew declared emergency reporting fumes in the cabin and continued the flight to San Jose for a safe landing on San Jose's runway 30L (active runways 12L/R) about 10 minutes later. Emergency services found no trace of fire or smoke however confirmed a burning electrical smell in the back of the cabin, the aircraft taxied to the gate where the passengers disembarked.

The FAA said they are working with the airline to determine what caused the smell.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N928WN
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
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 3, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-2433

Aircraft Registration
N928WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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