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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177700
Last updated: 19 November 2021
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Time:c. 08:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-7BD (WL)
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N7749B
MSN: 36724/2813
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 149
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Chicago-Midway International Airport, IL (MDW) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:New York-LaGuardia Airport, NY (LGA)
Destination airport:Chicago-Midway International Airport, IL (MDW)
Southwest Airlines Flight WN163 from New York-LaGuardia Airport was damaged after landing at Chicago-Midway International Airport. The airplane had just parked at the gate when it was hit by a ground vehicle.
There are reports that the vehicle then hit a jet bridge, after which a small fire occurred in the vehicle.


Revision history:

10-Jul-2015 19:19 harro Added

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