Southwest B737 at Sacramento on Jan 9th 2016, bird strike into both engines

Last Update: January 9, 2016 / 23:44:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 9, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3097

Aircraft Registration
N7734H

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration N7734H performing flight WN-3097 from Sacramento,CA to Santa Ana,CA (USA) with 110 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Sacramento's runway 16R when the crew reported flying through a flock of birds at about 1000 feet AGL, bird strikes into both engines (CFM56), the right hand engine was running fine, the left hand engine was running at reduced thrust. The crew levelled off at 3000 feet and returned to Sacramento for a safe landing on runway 16R about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 reached Santa Ana with a delay of 5.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N7734H
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-7BD
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
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
Jan 9, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-3097

Aircraft Registration
N7734H

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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