Southwest B733 at Sacramento on Dec 26th 2015, bird strike

Last Update: December 29, 2015 / 00:00:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-4139

Aircraft Registration
N670SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300, registration N670SW performing flight WN-4139 from Sacramento,CA to Portland,OR (USA), was in the initial climb out of Sacramento's runway 34L when the crew stopped the climb at about 5700 feet reporting a bird strike and returned to Sacramento for a safe landing on runway 34L about 10 minutes after departure.

The FAA reported the aircraft received damage to the left hand elevator as result of the bird strike.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N212WN reached Portland with a delay of 2:20 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N670SW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-3G7
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B733
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-4139

Aircraft Registration
N670SW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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