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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263143
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Time:04:09 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8H4 (WL)
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N8569Z
MSN: 36954/6907
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN)
Destination airport:San Jose-Norman Y. Mineta International Airport (SJC/KSJC)
Southwest Airlines flight WN4390, a Boeing 737-8H4, suffered a bird strike on takeoff from Denver, Colorado. One bird was ingested by an engine, one hit and damaged a landing light.
The aircraft turned back and landed safely, 16 minutes after takeoff.




Photo of N8569Z courtesy

Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (KPHX / PHX)
9 May 2021; (c) Robin Guess

Revision history:

27-May-2021 17:21 harro Added
27-May-2021 17:21 harro Updated [Location]

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