Southwest B733 at Denver on Nov 8th 2015, asymmetric flaps

Last Update: November 9, 2015 / 22:42:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 8, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-2367

Aircraft Registration
N648SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300, registration N648SW performing flight WN-2367 from Seattle,WA to Denver,CO (USA) with 101 people on board, was descending towards Seattle when the crew aborted the descent at 9000 feet reporting problems with the flaps. The aircraft entered a hold to work the checklists for about 80 minutes, subsequently declared emergency reporting asymmetric flaps and landed safely on Denver's runway 16R at a higher than normal speed (about 190 knots over ground). The aircraft taxied to the apron with emergency services in trail.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N648SW
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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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 8, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-2367

Aircraft Registration
N648SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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