Southwest B737 at Louisville on Oct 4th 2019, bird strike

Last Update: October 7, 2019 / 21:18:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 4, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1600

Aircraft Registration
N700GS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N700GS performing flight WN-1600 from Baltimore,MD to Louisville,KY (USA), was on approach to Louisville's runway 35L when the aircraft flew through a flock of small birds and received a number of bird strikes. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 35L.

The FAA reported the aircraft received minor damage when it struck a flock of small birds. The occurrence was rated an incident.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 24 hours, then positioned to Chicago Midway,IL at maximum FL260 and returned to service about 20 hours after landing at Midway Airport.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N700GS
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
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Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 4, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1600

Aircraft Registration
N700GS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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