Southwest B38M at New Orleans on Nov 2nd 2022, bird strike

Last Update: November 4, 2022 / 19:00:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 2, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-2604

Aircraft Registration
N8707P

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration N8707P performing flight WN-2604 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to New Orleans,LA (USA), landed on New Orlean's runway 02. During the roll out the crew reported the aircraft had gone through a flock of birds on short final, the right hand engine (LEAP) ingested at least one bird. The aircraft slowed safely.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE PILOT REPORTED HITTING A FLOCK OF BIRDS ON SHORT FINAL. A BIRD WENT THROUGH THE RIGHT ENGINE AND ALSO HIT THE LEADING EDGE TO THE RIGHT WING.", rated the damage minor and the occurrence an incident.

The aircraft is still on the ground in New Orleans about 42 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N8707P
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-8
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B38M
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 2, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-2604

Aircraft Registration
N8707P

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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