Accident Boeing 737-8H4 (WL) N8608N,
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Date:Monday 17 June 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8H4 (WL)
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N8608N
MSN: 36638/4323
Year of manufacture:2013
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-7B27E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 180
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Pittsburgh-Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, PA (PIT) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Pittsburgh-Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, PA (PIT/KPIT)
Destination airport:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The parked aircraft was struck by a catering vehicle on the rear left hand side. There were no injuries among the occupants of the aircraft, but the driver of the vehicle was injured.

Probable Cause: a provisioning truck that impacted the airplane resulting in substantial damage.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: DCA19CA168
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 8 months
Download report: Final report




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