Friday, April 01, 2022

Boeing 737-900, N238AK: Incident occurred March 31, 2022 at Logan International Airport (KBOS), Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Boston, Massachusetts

Aircraft incurred a tail strike on departure and returned to airport.  

Alaska Airlines Inc 


Date: 31-MAR-22
Time: 15:35:00Z
Regis#: N238AK
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 737
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: COMMERCIAL
Flight Phase: TAKEOFF (TOF)
Operation: 121
Aircraft Operator: ALASKA AIRLINES
Flight Number: ASA840
City: BOSTON
State: MASSACHUSETTS

1 comment:

  1. per https://www.boeing.com/commercial/aeromagazine/aero_04/textonly/tr01txt.html
    Takeoff Risk Factors
    Any one of these four takeoff risk factors may precede a tail strike:

    Mistrimmed stabilizer.
    Rotation at improper speed.
    Excessive rotation rate.
    Improper use of the flight director.

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