Incident Boeing 737-7H4 (WL) N948WN,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 309471
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Date:Monday 9 January 2023
Time:19:19 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-7H4 (WL)
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N948WN
MSN: 36662/3296
Year of manufacture:2010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, CA (SBA/KSBA) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK)
Destination airport:Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, CA (SBA/KSBA)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Southwest Airlines flight WN1817, a Boeing 737-7H4, was involved in a Cat. B runway incursion at SBA.

The controller did not provide runway separation between the Boeing 737 and a vehicle. The controller instructed a vehicle to enter runway 7 at taxiway C for a runway inspection and subsequently cleared the 737 to land on runway 7 on a 7-mile final.
The controller sent the aircraft around on approximately a .4 mile final. The 737 went around and overflew the vehicle by approximately 100-200 feet.

Weather about the incident time:
KSBA 091853Z VRB05KT 1SM R07/4500VP6000FT RA BR BKN005 OVC011 16/14 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP175 P0021 T01560144 $



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