Southwest B737 at Atlanta on Aug 7th 2022, bird strike

Last Update: August 9, 2022 / 10:58:18 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3012

Aircraft Registration
N7821L

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N7821L performing flight WN-3012 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to Atlanta,GA (USA), was on approach to Atlanta's runway 10 when a bird struck the aircraft. The crew continued for a safe landing.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK A BIRD ABOVE FIRST OFFICERS WINDSCREEN, ATLANTA, GA." and rated the damage minor.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Atlanta for 27 hours before returning to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N7821L
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-7CT
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3012

Aircraft Registration
N7821L

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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