Kalitta B744 at Anchorage on Sep 24th 2021, left wing damage, suspected stair strike

Last Update: September 27, 2021 / 15:23:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
K4-961

Aircraft Registration
N706CK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Kalitta Boeing 747-400, registration N706CK performing flight K4-961 (dep Sep 23rd) from Anchorage,AK to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 2 crew, departed Anchorage's runway 33, climbed to FL330 enroute and landed on Los Angeles' runway 25L about 4.5 hours later.

The FAA reported however: "AIRCRAFT MAY HAVE HIT A STAIR STAND WHILE TAXIING FOR DEPARTURE AND POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED DAMAGE ON LEFT WING, ANCHORAGE, AK." The FAA stated there was unknown damage, the occurrence was rated an incident.

The aircraft returned to service about 37 hours after landing in Los Angeles.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N706CK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
747-4B5F
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B744
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
K4-961

Aircraft Registration
N706CK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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