Southwest B737 near Omaha on Jun 1st 2016, engine problem

Last Update: June 2, 2016 / 22:27:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 1, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1797

Aircraft Registration
N253WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N253WN performing flight WN-1797 from Phoenix,AZ to Minneapolis,MN (USA), was enroute at FL390 about 140nm northwest of Omaha,NE (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Omaha due to a problem with an engine (CFM56). The aircraft landed safely on Omaha's runway 14R about 25 minutes later and stopped on the runway, the crew requested emergency services to check the left hand engine for any signs of flames or smoke at the inboard side. After a check by emergency services the aircraft taxied to the apron.

A replacement Boeing 737-300 registration N378SW reached Minneapolis with a delay of 2 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N253WN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
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
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 1, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1797

Aircraft Registration
N253WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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