Accident
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Status:Definitief
Datum:maandag 13 juli 2009
Tijd:18:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-3H4
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Southwest Airlines
Registratie: N387SW
Constructienummer: 26602/2627
Bouwjaar: 1994-06-16 (15 years 1 months)
Aantal vlieguren:50500
Aantal vluchten:42500
Motoren: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 126
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 131
Schade: Groot
Plaats:nabij Charleston, WV (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nashville International Airport, TN (BNA/KBNA), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI/KBWI), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer:2294
Beschrijving:
Southwest flight 2294, a Boeing 737-300 experienced rapid decompression while en route from Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN (BNA) to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). The crew declared an emergency and landed at Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV (CRW). On examination, a hole measuring approximately 17 inches by 8 inches (43 x 20 cm) was discovered in the top of the fuselage. There were no injuries reported.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Fuselage skin failure due to preexisting fatigue at a chemically milled step."

Bronnen:
» NTSB
» Soutwest Airlines


Veiligheidsmaatregelen
Following the Southwest Airlines (SWA) flight 2294 event, on September 3, 2009, Boeing issued Service Bulletin (SB) 737-53A1301, calling for repetitive external inspections to detect cracks in the fuselage skin along the chemically milled step at stringers S-1 and S-2 right and between BS 827 and BS 847. (The hole from the SWA event was within those boundaries.) If cracks are detected, operators are to contact Boeing for repair instructions.

FAA issued 1 Airworthiness Directive

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Section of fuselage skin on exterior of aircraft
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N387SW parked at the gate at Charleston following the emergency
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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Nashville International Airport, TN en Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport bedraagt 937 km (586 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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