KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Southwest Airlines plane that suffered an engine blow out Tuesday and made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport had serviced Kansas City passengers at least three times since April 6.
Flight records available on FlightAware.com show the plane, with tail number N772SW, was most recently in Kansas City on Tuesday, April 10, when the plane landed at Kansas City International Airport on a flight from Phoenix. Later that day, the plane took off on a nearly three-hour flight to New York.
The plane was in Kansas City on two different occasions on April 9. The first flight landed at KCI following a nearly three-hour flight from Ft. Lauderdale. The plane later turned around and flew to Atlanta.
Later on April 9, the plane returned to KCI from Atlanta, where it turned around and made an early-evening flight to Milwaukee.