Monday, March 4, 2019

Southwest Airlines, Boeing 737-700, N493WN and N918WN: Incident occurred March 02, 2019 at Newark Liberty International Airport (KEWR), New Jersey

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Teterboro, New Jersey

Southwest Airlines flight number 3133 was deicing at the gate and the tail was clipped by Southwest flight number 6 which was taxiing out for departure. Both aircraft taken out of service.

https://registry.faa.gov/N493WN

Date: 02-MAR-19
Time: 11:30:00Z
Regis#: N493WN
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 737
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: COMMERCIAL
Flight Phase: STANDING (STD)
Operation: 121
Aircraft Operator: SOUTHWEST AIRLINES
Flight Number: 3133
City: NEWARK
State: NEW JERSEY

Southwest Airlines flight number 6 was taxiing out for departure and the left wing clipped the tail of Southwest flight 3133 which was deicing at the gate. Both aircraft were taken out of service.

https://registry.faa.gov/N918WN

Date: 02-MAR-19
Time: 11:30:00Z
Regis#: N918WN
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 737
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: COMMERCIAL
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Operation: 121
Aircraft Operator: SOUTHWEST AIRLINES
Flight Number: 6
City: NEWARK
State: NEW JERSEY

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