Southwest B738 at Sacramento on Dec 8th 2023, bird strike

Last Update: December 11, 2023 / 21:39:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 8, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3182

Aircraft Registration
N8319F

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N8319F performing flight WN-3182 from Sacramento,CA to Long Beach,CA (USA), was climbing out of Sacramento's runway 35L when the crew stopped the climb at about 4000 feet after receiving a bird strike. The aircraft returned to Sacramento for a safe landing on runway 35L about 30 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-8 MAX registration N8806Q reached Long Beach with a delay of about 4 hours.

A passenger reported that shortly after becoming airborne there was a flash and a bang. Subsequently the crew announced there had been a bird strike.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 24 hours before returning to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N8319F
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-8H4
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
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
Dec 8, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3182

Aircraft Registration
N8319F

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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