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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220474
Last updated: 10 November 2019
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Date:02-JAN-2019
Time:07:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-990ER (WL)
Owner/operator:Alaska Airlines
Registration: N495AS
C/n / msn: 41728/5787
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA)
Destination airport:San Jose-Norman Y. Mineta International Airport (SJC/KSJC)
Narrative:
Alaska Airlines flight AS346, a Boeing 737-900ER, returned to land at Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, Washington, USA, after sustaining a bird strike on departure.
The aircraft landed safely back at Seattle about 45 minutes after departure.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/as346#1f0e73ce
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASA346/history/20190102/1530Z/KSEA/KSEA


Images:

Photo of N495AS courtesy AirHistory.net


Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (KPHX / PHX)
23 March 2019; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2019 07:45 harro Added
03-Jan-2019 07:47 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
25-Oct-2019 18:29 The2ndBaron Updated [Destination airport, Damage]

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