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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182588
Last updated: 19 November 2021
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Time:c. 14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-7H4 (WL)
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N439WN
MSN: 29834/1356
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport, CA (BUR/KBUR) -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport, CA (BUR/KBUR)
Destination airport:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK)
A Boeing 737-7H4 (WL), registration N439WN, was taxiing out for departure as flight WN815 from Burbank to Oakland when the left hand winglet contacted the left hand horizontal stabilizer of another Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 that was parked at the gate.
The airplane at the gate was flight WN1240, bound for Denver. Both aircraft were grounded for inspections. N439WN departed Burbank as flight WN8700 for Dallas, likely to visit the company's maintenance base there.




Photo of N439WN courtesy

Tampa - International (KTPA / TPA)
7 April 2016; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

21-Dec-2015 19:34 harro Added
21-Dec-2015 19:47 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]

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