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Non hull-loss description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Tuesday 11 August 2015
Time:ca 22:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-73V (WL)
Operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N561WN
C/n / msn: 32417/1285
First flight: 2003-02-12 (12 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B20
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO) (   United States of America)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
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Narrative:
A Boeing 737-700 of Southwest Airlines suffered a taxiway excursion and nose gear collapsed at Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO).
The aircraft was being taxied or pulled to a maintenance hangar when the accident happened. Consequently runway 18L/36 was closed.

Sources:
» NBC
» Orlando Sentinel


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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