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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182588
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Date:20-DEC-2015
Time:c. 14:00
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: N439WN
C/n / msn: 29834/1356
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport, CA (BUR/KBUR) -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport, CA (BUR/KBUR)
Destination airport:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK)
Narrative:
A Boeing 737-7H4 (WL), registration N439WN, was taxiing out for departure as flight WN815 from Burbank to Oakland when the left hand winglet contacted the left hand horizontal stabilizer of another Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 that was parked at the gate.
The airplane at the gate was flight WN1240, bound for Denver. Both aircraft were grounded for inspections. N439WN departed Burbank as flight WN8700 for Dallas, likely to visit the company's maintenance base there.

Sources:

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/southwest-plane-wing-tips-bump-burbank-bob-hope-airport-363087721.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/wn815/


Images:

Photo of N439WN courtesy AirHistory.net


Tampa - International (KTPA / TPA)
7 April 2016; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2015 19:34 harro Added
21-Dec-2015 19:47 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]

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