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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73914
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Date:14-JAN-1997
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2H4
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines (WN)
Registration: N52SW
C/n / msn: 21533/524
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 127
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Augusta, GA (AUG) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tampa (TPA)
Destination airport:Baltimore (BWI)
Narrative:
EMERGENCY LANDING HYDRAULIC FAILURE REPORT, AC N52SW, FLT 1867, JAN. 14, 1997
EMERGENCY LANDING AUGUSTA GA./FULL HYDRAULIC FAILURE[BOTH A & B]/MANUAL
REVERSION/AIRCRAFT VIOLENTLY PORPOISING AND YAWING/OBSERVED STRANGE NOISES FROM
BENEATH FLOOR OF OVERWING WINDOW EXIT AREA/LOUD SCREECHING NOISES FROM
ENGINES/REMOVED GALLEY POWER BY PULLING CIRCUIT BREAKERS/FLIGHT ATTENDANTS RCVD. 4
RINGS FROM COCKPIT/INFORMED BY AND COORDINATED WITH COCKPIT CREW CONCERNING, NATURE
OF EMERGENCY, EXPECTED OUTCOME [LIKELY EVAC OR POSSIBLE LOSS OF AIRCRAFT DUE TO LIMITED
FLIGHT CONTROL, TOLD WATER AND TREES AT END OF RUNWAY], DISCUSSED TIME AVAILABLE/FLIGHT
ATTENDANTS PREPARED CABIN FOR EMERGENCY LANDING AND EXPECTED EVACUATION/BRIEFED
ABA'S [ABLE BODY ASSISTANTS], MADE EMERGENCY PA ANNOUNCEMENTS, DEMONSTRATED AND
BRIEFED EACH ROW ON PROPER EMERG. BRACE/CRASH POSITION/NOXIOUS FUMES [PYROLYZED
HYDRAULIC FLUID/JET TURBINE OIL etc.] ENTERED PASSENGER CABIN VIA BLEED AIR SYSTEM AND
PASSENGER CABIN VENTILATION DURING EVENT/CABIN PREPARED & SECURED/IMMEDIATELY
STRAPPED INTO JUMP-SEATS/AC CONTINUING TO MAKE STRANGE AND UNUSUAL MOVEMENTS/NOW
ON FINAL APPROACH/BRACE-BRACE-BRACE PA FROM CAPT/UPON TOUCH DOWN FLIGHT ATTENDANTS
SHOUT EMERGENCY COMMANDS "HEADS DOWN-STAY-DOWN" "HEADS-DOWN-STAY-DOWN" REPEATINGUNTIL AC STOPPED/REMAIN SEATED PA FROM CAPT./EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT AND FIRE FIGHTERS
OUTSIDE OF AIRCRAFT/COORDINATED WITH COCKPIT/PASSENGERS TO REMAIN SEATED/NO
EVACUATION/BREAKS SEIZED/NO WAY TO MOVE AIRCRAFT/WAIT ON RUNWAY FOR APROX. 2 HOURS
THEN OFFLOAD PASSENGERS VIA AC AIR-STAIRS

Sources:

Working Flight crew on actual flight


Images:


photo in pdf of original post 73914

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Apr-2010 12:05 ChadSWA737 Added
11-Apr-2010 12:07 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Damage]
20-Apr-2012 16:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Sep-2014 18:19 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
21-Sep-2014 19:10 TB Updated [Registration, Cn]
20-Oct-2014 18:59 Original Poster Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Photo, ]

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