Monday, January 1, 2018

Southwest Airlines, Boeing 737-800, N8644C: Incident occurred January 01, 2018 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (KSEA), King County, Washington

Southwest Airlines Company: 

A Southwest flight departing Seattle for Baltimore was turned around due to a gear indication on departure.

Flight 5489 was forced to return to Sea-Tac Airport for an issue with the plane's nose gear, according to Southwest Airlines.

Flight 5489 departed at 1:45 p.m. and was expected to reach Baltimore around 9:45 p.m. EST.

Residents in the around Olympia saw the plane flying low for about one hour. 

The plane was required to burn a certain amount of fuel before it could land back at Sea-Tac.

Another plane will take the passengers to Baltimore later tonight.

Original article can be found here ➤

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