Bird strike Incident Boeing 737-7H4 (WL) N752SW, Tuesday 10 January 2023
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Date:Tuesday 10 January 2023
Time:c. 17:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-7H4 (WL)
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N752SW
MSN: 29804/387
Year of manufacture:1999
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF/KSMF) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF/KSMF)
Destination airport:Hollywood Burbank Airport, CA (BUR/KBUR)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Southwest Airlines flight WN1096, a Boeing 737-7H4, suffered a bird strike on takeoff from Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF).
The flight crew decided to turn back to SMF and a safe landing was made 25 minutes after takeoff.

Sources:

https://www.kcra.com/article/sacramento-southwest-flight-lands-early-bird-strike/42452817
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n752sw#2ed00f6f

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

6 December 2018 N752SW Southwest Airlines 0 Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR/KBUR), CA min
Runway excursion
3 November 2022 N752SW Southwest Airlines 0 Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF/KSMF) min
Tire failure

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