Southwest B737 at Dallas on Oct 24th 2015, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 25, 2015 / 17:20:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3390

Aircraft Registration
N773SA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N773SA performing flight WN-3390 from Dallas Love,TX to Baltimore,MD (USA) with 134 passengers, departed Dallas Love Field's runway 31R but declared emergency just when being handed off to departure reporting they "pretty much lost their #2 engine" (CFM56, right hand). The aircraft levelled off at 3000 feet and returned to Dallas Love. On final approach to runway 31L the crew advised they would stop on the runway, they didn't know whether they blew a tyre or not. The aircraft landed safely on runway 31L about 25 minutes after departure. After roll out the crew advised they were able to vacate the runway onto taxiway C and requested emergency services to take a look at them.

The airline reported the crew received indication of a possible mechanical problem with one of the engines.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N770SA reached Baltimore with a delay of 2.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N773SA
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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Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3390

Aircraft Registration
N773SA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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