Southwest B733 near Wichita on Apr 10th 2016, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: April 11, 2016 / 21:47:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 10, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-50

Aircraft Registration
N624SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300, registration N624SW performing flight WN-50 from Dallas Love,TX to Kansas City,MO (USA) with 143 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 30nm south of Wichita,KS (USA) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks were released. The aircraft diverted to Wichita's Mid Continent Airport for a safe landing on runway 01R about 35 minutes later.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled.

The airline confirmed the crew received a cabin pressurization alert and diverted to Wichita.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 10, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-50

Aircraft Registration
N624SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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