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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217742
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-932ER (WL)
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N860DN
MSN: 31971/5968
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS/KLAS) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS/KLAS)
Destination airport:Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN (MSP/KMSP)
Delta Air Lines flight DL968, a Boeing 737-900ER, suffered a bird strike on departure from Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, Nevada, USA. The aircraft took off from runway 08L at 19:52 UTC. The climb was stopped shortly before reaching FL130 and the aircraft returned for a safe landing at 20:17 UTC.




Photo of N860DN courtesy

Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
25 November 2016; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

13-Nov-2018 21:30 harro Added

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