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Last updated: 29 November 2020
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:martes 19 mayo 2020
Hora:22:19 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8Q8 (WL)
Operador:Swift Air
Registración: N820TJ
Numéro de série: 28218/160
Año de Construcción: 1998-11-24 (21 years 6 months)
Motores: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B26
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 95
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Ubicación:W of Victorville-Southern California Logistics Airport, CA (VCV) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Victorville-Southern California Logistics Airport, CA (VCV/KVCV), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Diego International Airport, CA (SAN/KSAN), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:3518
Descripción:
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

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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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