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Last updated: 29 November 2020
Date:mardi 19 mai 2020
Heure:22:19 UTC
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8Q8 (WL)
Compagnie:Swift Air
Immatriculation: N820TJ
Numéro de série: 28218/160
Année de Fabrication: 1998-11-24 (21 years 6 months)
Moteurs: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B26
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 95
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Lieu de l'accident:W of Victorville-Southern California Logistics Airport, CA (VCV) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En montée initiale (ICL)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Victorville-Southern California Logistics Airport, CA (VCV/KVCV), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:San Diego International Airport, CA (SAN/KSAN), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Numéro de vol:3518
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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La distance entre Victorville-Southern California Logistics Airport, CA et San Diego International Airport, CA est de 207 km (129 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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