Southwest B737 at Fort Lauderdale on Dec 27th 2023, bird strike

Last Update: December 28, 2023 / 20:32:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 27, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1416

Aircraft Registration
N232WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N232WN performing flight WN-1416 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to Austin,TX (USA) with 145 people on board, was climbing out of Fort Lauderdale's runway 28L when the crew reported they flew through a flock of birds and may have received a bird strike, there was some damage. The aircraft stopped the climb at 5000 feet and returned to Fort Lauderdale for a safe landing on runway 28R about 35 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boieng 737-700 registration N418WN reached Austin with a delay of about 8:20 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Fort Lauderdale for about 28 hours before returning to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N232WN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-7H4
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 27, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-1416

Aircraft Registration
N232WN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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