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24 July 2020

FAA requires additional post-storage B737 engine inspections after several in-flight shutdown incidents

24 July 2020

The U.S. FAA is requiring operators of Boeing 737 aircraft to inspect engine bleed air valves of aircraft that have been stored after several incidents of in-flight engine shutdowns.

NTSB: fan blade failure cascaded into cowl failure and loss of cabin pressure on Southwest Flight 1380

20 November 2019

The NTSB determined that a fractured engine fan blade on a Southwest Boeing 737-700, led to the engine inlet and fan cowl separating and subsequently damaging the fuselage, resulting in a rapid cabin depressurization.

Southwest Boeing 737-700 stopped by EMAS after Burbank Airport runway excursion on landing

6 December 2018

A Southwest Boeing 737-700 was stopped by EMAS after it suffered a runway excursion on landing in rain at Burbank Airport.

WestJet Boeing 737-700 returns to Calgary after cargo smoke warning

14 June 2018

A WestJet Boeing 737-700 returned to Calgary after a cargo smoke warning; significant heat damage was found in a passenger’s bag.

NTSB issues an investigative update on Southwest Airlines flight 1380 accident

3 May 2018

The U.S. NTSB issued an investigative update regarding the April 17 uncontained engine failure accident involving Southwest Airlines flight 1380.

FAA issues new airworthiness directive for all CFM56-7B engines in wake of Southwest 1380 accident

3 May 2018

The U.S. FAA issued a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all CFM International S.A. (CFM) Model CFM56-7B engines in the wake of the April 17 uncontained engine failure accident involving a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700.

FAA to publish AD to require CFM56-7B engine inspections after uncontained failure on Southwest 1380

19 April 2018

The FAA issued a statement, saying it is planning an AD to be published in the wake of the Southwest Boeing 737 uncontained engine failure accident on April 17.

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 suffers uncontained engine failure, broken window at FL320

17 April 2018

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 en route from New York to Dallas suffered an uncontained engine failure and a broken window at FL320.

Dutch Safety Board investigates serious airprox incident of two Boeing 737 aircraft at Amsterdam Airport

3 April 2018

A simultaneous go around and takeoff of two Boeing 737 aircraft on different runways at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport caused a serious airprox incident; Dutch Safety Board investigates

Germania Boeing 737-700 collides with El Al Boeing 767-300 during pushback at Tel Aviv Airport, Israel

28 March 2018

A Germania Boeing 737-700 collided with an El Al Boeing 767-300 during pushback at Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion Airport, Israel, causing serious damage to the tail fin.