Southwest B738 at Nashville on Dec 31st 2023, bird strike

Last Update: January 2, 2024 / 19:12:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 31, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-169

Aircraft Registration
N8632A

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N8632A performing flight WN-169 from Boston,MA to Nashville,TN (USA), was on approach to Nashville's runway 02R when a bird impacted the aircraft. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK A BIRD AND POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED DAMAGE TO THE NOSE CONE, NASHVILLE, TN."

The aircraft remained on the ground in Nashville for about 32 hours before returning to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N8632A
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 31, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-169

Aircraft Registration
N8632A

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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