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Last updated: 29 November 2020
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Dienstag 19 Mai 2020
Zeit:22:19 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8Q8 (WL)
Fluggesellschaft:Swift Air
Kennzeichen: N820TJ
Werknummer: 28218/160
Baujahr: 1998-11-24 (21 years 6 months)
Triebwerk: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B26
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 95
Sachschaden: Schwer beschädigt
Unfallort:W of Victorville-Southern California Logistics Airport, CA (VCV) (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Victorville-Southern California Logistics Airport, CA (VCV/KVCV), USA
Flug nach:San Diego International Airport, CA (SAN/KSAN), USA
Flugnummer:3518
Unfallbericht:
Swift Air flight 3518, a Boeing 737-800, N820TJ, was climbing through about 8,000 feet when the flight crew heard a loud bang but the systems and engine indications remained normal. The flight crew elected to continue to San Diego International Airport (SAN), California. Post-flight examination of the airplane found that the vertical stabilizer dorsal fin and several other panels were missing. The left horizontal stabilizer was substantially damaged from impact with the missing components.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA20LA107

Informationsquelle:
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line is connecting ADS-B datapoints from Flightradar24.
Distance from Victorville-Southern California Logistics Airport, CA to San Diego International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 207 km (129 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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