Bird strike Incident Boeing 737-890 (WL) N536AS,
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Date:Tuesday 11 February 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-890 (WL)
Owner/operator:Alaska Airlines
Registration: N536AS
MSN: 35203/3893
Year of manufacture:2012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 142
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC) -   Costa Rica
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC)
Destination airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Apparently, the aircraft suffered a bird strike during climbing, the bird hit one of the engines and the crew decided to return while they were 10 miles away from the airport. The aircraft landed safely approximately 30 minutes after departure.


Revision history:

11-Feb-2020 20:10 alonsfms Added
11-Feb-2020 20:11 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
11-Feb-2020 20:11 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Location]
12-Feb-2020 18:25 Iron_Hell Updated [Damage]

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