Ground position tracks for FDX1432 and SWA708 with respect to runway 18L.

​​​Figure 1. Ground position tracks for FDX1432 and SWA708 with respect to runway 18L.​​

Runway Incursion and Overflight, Southwest Airlines Flight 708, Boeing 737-700, N7827A, and Federal Express Flight 1432, Boeing 767-300, N297FE

What Happened

​This information is preliminary and subject to change. Release Date: 3 March 2023

On February 4, 2023, at about 0640 central standard time (CST), Federal Express (FedEx) flight 

1432 (FDX1432), a Boeing 767-32LF, and Southwest Airlines flight 708 (SWA708) a Boeing 737-79P were involved in a runway incursion with overflight that resulted in a loss of separation at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), Austin, Texas. There were no injuries reported to the 128 passengers and crew onboard the SWA airplane or to the 3 crew members onboard the FedEx airplane. SWA flight 708 was a regularly scheduled international passenger flight operating under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 121 from AUS to the Cancún International Airport (CUN), Cancún, Mexico. FedEx flight 1432 was a domestic cargo flight operating under the provisions of 14 CFR Part 121 from Memphis International Airport (MEM), Memphis, Tennessee to AUS.

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