Southwest Airlines Depressurization

January 2, 2017

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300, registration N389SW performing flight WN-3556 from San Antonio,TX to Orlando,FL (USA) with 133 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 170nm northnorthwest of Jacksonville,FL (USA) while navigating around an extended thunderstorm front, when the cabin pressure was lost and the passenger oxygen masks were released. The aircraft performed an emergency descent to FL110 and diverted to Jacksonville for a safe landing about one hour later.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N216WR reached Orlando with a delay of 4 hours.


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