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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167086
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Date:18-JUN-2014
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-73V (WL)
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N499WN
MSN: 32481/1636
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA)
Destination airport:Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, TX (HOU/KHOU)
Narrative:
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 return to Tampa International Airport after striking a flock of birds about 4 miles north of the airport.
Flight WN1388 was bound for Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, TX (HOU). A safe landing was carried out at 11:50, 28 minutes after takeoff.

Sources:

http://www.wfla.com/story/25813349/southwest-flight-from-tampa-airport-damaged-by-bird-strike

Media:


Images:

Photo of N499WN courtesy AirHistory.net


Las Vegas - McCarran International (KLAS / LAS)
20 May 2017; (c) Erik Frikke

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jun-2014 09:23 harro Added
20-Jun-2014 09:27 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
20-Jun-2014 09:34 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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