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Southwest B737 at Phoenix electric trim problem
« on: November 16, 2022, 07:35:02 AM »

Story from AVH
here's the audio

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N463WN performing flihgt WN-1924 from Phoenix,AZ to Burbank,CA (USA) with 141 people on board, was climbing out of Phoenix's runway 25R when the crew requested to level off at 6000 feet and maintain current heading. After a while the controller queried whether he could assist the crew in any way, the crew subsequently advised they had lost their electrical trim and needed to return to Phoenix. While maneouvering for a 20nm final to runway 26 the aircraft needed to respond to a climb resolution advisory due to a conflict with a private aircraft, positioned for the approach and landed safely on runway 26 about 30 minutes after departure. After landing the crew advised no further assistance was needed.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N762SW reached Burbank with a delay of about 2 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 16.5 hours after landing.