Bird strike Incident Boeing 737-7BD (WL) N7734H,
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Date:Saturday 9 January 2016
Time:c. 06:45
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: N7734H
MSN: 33923/2083
Year of manufacture:2006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF/KSMF) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sacramento International Airport, CA (SMF)
Destination airport:Orange County-John Wayne Airport, CA (SNA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Southwest Airlines flight WN3097 returned to land at Sacramento International Airport, California after the Boeing 737 lost power in an engine due to a bird strike.
The airpane departed Sacramento International Airport at 06:35 for Orange County-John Wayne Airport. At 06:43 the pilot reported that they had lost power in an engine. A safe landing was carried out at 07:00 hours.


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11-Jan-2016 17:53 harro Added

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