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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76179
 
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Date:08-AUG-2010
Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-490
Owner/operator:Alaska Airlines
Registration: N708AS
MSN: 28895/3098
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 139
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT/PASI), AK -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport - SIT/PASI
Destination airport:Seattleu2013Tacoma International Airport - SEA-KSEA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The plane ingested an eagle into it's port engine. Take off was aborted and the aircraft taxied back to the terminal on its remaining functioning engine.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hjCeKkF1uYdUmIegwJcYarc9VbFQD9HFL66G0]
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/US/08/08/alaska.flight.aborted/#fbid=fwOrnpk6IMt&wom=false

http://www.airliners.net/photos/airliners/4/2/6/1445624.jpg (photo)

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

13 Apr 2016 N708AS Alaska Airlines 0 Portland International Airport (KPDX), Portland, OR non


Images:

Photo of N708AS courtesy AirHistory.net


Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
27 September 2014; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Aug-2010 05:12 wanderer Added
09-Aug-2010 06:18 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage]
10-Aug-2010 14:37 Longhorn Este Updated [Narrative]

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