Sun Country B738 at Fort Worth on Nov 8th 2020, bird strike causes hydraulic failure

Last Update: November 9, 2020 / 18:09:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 8, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SY-3011

Aircraft Registration
N7901A

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Sun Country Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N7901A performing flight SY-3011 from Portland,OR to Fort Worth Alliance,TX (USA), landed on Alliance Airport's runway 16L when the crew reported a bird strike resulting in the loss of hydraulic pressure and loss of nose wheel steering. The aircraft was towed off the runway about 30 minutes after landing.

The FAA reported the aircraft received minor damage when the "AIRCRAFT LANDED AND REPORTED A BIRD STRIKE WITH LOSS OF HYDRAULIC PRESSURE AND STEERING, FORT WORTH, TX."
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 8, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SY-3011

Aircraft Registration
N7901A

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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