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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207412
Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8H4 (WL)
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N8541W
C/n / msn: 63599/6469
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 140
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:SW of Albuquerque, NM -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport, AZ (PHX/KPHX)
Destination airport:Dallas-Love Field, TX (DAL/KDAL)
Southwest Airlines flight WN3562 from Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport, Arizona, USA to Dallas-Love Field, Texas, diverted after the "crew noted an unusual smell the cabin", according to the airline.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-8H4, took off from Phoenix at 18:50 hours local time (01:50 UTC). While en route at FL370, when the situation developed. After noticing the unusual smell, the flight crew decided to divert to Albuquerque Sunport Airport, New Mexico, where a safe landing was made at 20:40 hours local time (02:40 UTC).

The aircraft was stopped on a taxiway and an emergency evacuation was carried out. Five occupants requested assessment by medical personnel.


Revision history:

12-Mar-2018 18:49 harro Added

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