Incident Boeing 737-990ER N293AK, 22 Aug 2022
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Date:22-AUG-2022
Time:14:36 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-990ER
Owner/operator:Alaska Airlines
Registration: N293AK
MSN: 64302/7156
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 182
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA)
Destination airport:San Diego International Airport, CA (SAN/KSAN)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Alaska Airlines flight AS558, a Boeing 737-990ER, suffered the loss of no.1 engine cowlings.
The aircraft took off from runway 16L at Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA) at 14:36 UTC, which is when an unusual vibration was noted on the left side of the plane. The flight crew decided to turn back to SEA. A safe landing was made at 15:04 UTC.
A video of the incident shows that the cowlings on both sides of engine no.1 broke away as the aircraft decelerated on the runway.

Sources:

https://www.q13fox.com/news/alaska-airlines-flight-to-san-diego-returns-to-sea-after-unusual-vibration-from-side-of-plane?taid=63044d44d74624000184a231
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/as558#2d2a3c85

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Aug-2022 05:33 harro Added
23-Aug-2022 05:35 harro Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Aug-2022 08:08 harro Updated [Embed code]

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