Southwest B738 at Portland on Oct 11th 2016, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

Last Update: October 12, 2016 / 17:34:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-2123

Aircraft Registration
N8634A

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N8634A performing flight WN-2123 from Portland,OR to Kansas City,MO (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from Portland's runway 10L when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed. The aircraft vacated the runway at taxiway A3 about 1800 meters/5900 feet down the runway (measured from displaced threshold). The aircraft returned to the apron.

The FAA reported an engine (CFM56) sustained substantial damage as result of birdstrikes.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N917WN reached Kansas City with a delay of 2 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N8634A
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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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
Oct 11, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WN-2123

Aircraft Registration
N8634A

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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