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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181165
Last updated: 19 November 2021
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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: N925WN
MSN: 36630/2656
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:West Palm Beach International Airport, FL (PBI/KPBI) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:West Palm Beach International Airport, FL (PBI/KPBI)
Destination airport:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL/KATL)
Southwest Airlines flight WN4053 suffered a bird strike on departure from runway 10L at West Palm Beach International Airport, Florida.
The FAA stated that the left engine was damaged after ingesting a bird. The Boeing 737-7H4 (WL) returned and landed without incident. The FAA classified the occurence as an 'accident' stating substantial damage.
The aircraft however was back in service at later that day, according to Flightradar24 records.




Photo of N925WN courtesy

Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (KFLL / FLL)
22 March 2010; (c) Gerry Barron

Revision history:

09-Nov-2015 17:52 harro Added
09-Nov-2015 18:04 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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