Transavia B738 at Amsterdam on Jan 5th 2018, burning odour after lightning strike

Last Update: January 5, 2018 / 22:24:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 5, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5661

Aircraft Registration
PH-HZI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HZI performing flight HV-5661 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Las Palmas,CI (Spain) with 167 people on board, was climbing out of Amsterdam when the crew stopped the climb at FL180 reporting they had just received a lightning strike and needed to return to Amsterdam, no assistance was needed. The aircraft turned back towards Amsterdam, the crew subsequently declared PAN reporting a burning odour had developed on board of the aircraft. The aircraft landed safely on Amsterdam's runway 18R about 25 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PH-HXI reached Las Palmas with a delay of 4:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Amsterdam about 8 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-HZI
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
737-800
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Engine Type
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 5, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5661

Aircraft Registration
PH-HZI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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