Southwest B737 at Kansas City on Dec 21st 2019, bird strike causes substantial fuselage damage
Last Update: April 29, 2022 / 11:22:37 GMT/Zulu time
On Apr 29th 2022 the NTSB released their final report concluding the probable cause of the occurrence rated an accident was:
a bird strike during descent
The NTSB reported the aircraft received substantial structural damage to the fuselage: "... post flight inspection of the airplane revealed evidence of a bird strike and dents in the lower right fuselage skin. Further inspection revealed two internal frames were bent and fractured."
The aircraft returned to service on Mar 21st 2020 three months after the accident.
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