Norwegian B788 over Atlantic on Jan 24th 2018, captain incapacitated

Last Update: January 24, 2018 / 22:47:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-7042

Aircraft Registration
LN-LNE

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A Norwegian Long Haul Boeing 787-800, registration LN-LNE performing flight DY-7042 (Dep Jan 23rd) from Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA) to Copenhagen (Denmark) with 266 people on board, was enroute over the Atlantic Ocean about 3 hours before reaching the Irish west coast, when the first officer declared PAN reporting a crew member had become incapacitated. The first officer, assisted by another pilot on board, diverted the aircraft to Shannon (Ireland) for a safe landing. The captain, who suffered multiple seizures, was taken to a hospital.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 4 hours, then continued and reached Copenhagen with a delay of 3.5 hours.

The airline reported the captain fell ill and was replaced in Shannon. The flight resumed afterwards.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
LN-LNE
Country of Registration
Norway
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
787-8
ICAO Aircraft Type
B788
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-7042

Aircraft Registration
LN-LNE

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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