Southwest B733 near Milwaukee on May 30th 2016, unusual odour due to loose hose

Last Update: May 31, 2016 / 16:31:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 30, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-4187

Aircraft Registration
N390SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300, registration N390SW performing flight WN-4187 from Grand Rapids,MI to Denver,CO (USA) with 133 people on board, was enroute at FL330 about 40nm west of Milwaukee,WI (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Milwaukee due to a faint unusual odour in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely in Milwaukee about 30 minutes later.

Mechanics inspected the aircraft and identified a small loose hose as source of the odour. The aircraft was able to depart Milwaukee again after about 2 hours and reached Denver with a delay of 3.5 hours.

The airline reported maintenance discovered a small, non-safety related hose became loose and cause a faint unusual odour.
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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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 30, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-4187

Aircraft Registration
N390SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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