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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 183424
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Time:c. 06:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-7BD (WL)
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N7734H
MSN: 33923/2083
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF)
Destination airport:Orange County-John Wayne Airport, CA (SNA)
Southwest Airlines flight WN3097 returned to land at Sacramento International Airport, California after the Boeing 737 lost power in an engine due to a bird strike.
The airpane departed Sacramento International Airport at 06:35 for Orange County-John Wayne Airport. At 06:43 the pilot reported that they had lost power in an engine. A safe landing was carried out at 07:00 hours.



Photo of N7734H courtesy

Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (KFLL / FLL)
7 March 2015; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

11-Jan-2016 17:53 harro Added

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