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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267915
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Time:07:31 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic E170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-170-200 LR
Owner/operator:Horizon Air, opf Alaska Airlines
Registration: N645QX
MSN: 17000768
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF/KSMF) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF/KSMF)
Destination airport:Portland International Airport, OR (PDX/KPDX)
Alaska Airlines flight QXE 2188, an Embraer ERJ-170-200 LR, struck a bird on departure from Rwy 16 L Sacramento Airport, CA (SMF), damaging the radome and no.1 engine. The flight crew returned to the airport without incident and, made a safe landing 33 minutes after departure.
The incident aircraft resumed service 24 hours after the occurrence.




Photo of N645QX courtesy

Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
1 May 2019; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

20-Sep-2021 17:40 harro Added
20-Sep-2021 17:41 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]
20-Sep-2021 18:02 harro Updated [Operator]
23-Sep-2021 06:00 johnwg Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative, Category]
23-Sep-2021 06:01 harro Updated [Operator]

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