A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 operating as Flight 1919 overran Chicago Midway Airport’s (MDW) runway 13C while landing today (26 April 2011). According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the conditions at the time were rainy with southerly winds. The incident occurred at 1:33 pm (CDT).
Southwest Airlines finds itself in the cross hairs of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over allegations the carrier has flown numerous flights while failing to comply with mandatory inspections as called for by an Airworthiness Directive (AD). Continue reading
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has launched a Go Team to investigate an in-flight fuselage failure 1 April 2011 on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 aircraft. The damaged airplane was registered as N632SW. It diverted and landed safely in Yuma, Arizona. UPDATED 1 April 2011: Southwest Airlines Flight 812, the scheduled 3:25 pm departure &hellip Continue reading