TUIFly B738 near Genoa on Aug 7th 2018, hydraulic failure

Last Update: August 8, 2018 / 20:37:18 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
TUIFly

Flight number
X3-2132

Aircraft Registration
D-AHFT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A TUIFly Boeing 737-800, registration D-AHFT performing flight X3-2132 from Basel/Mulhouse (Switzerland/France) to Palma Mallorca,SP (Spain) with 177 people on board, was enroute at FL330 about 40nm northwest of Genoa (Italy) when the crew decided to divert to Stuttgart (Germany) due to the failure of the #2 hydraulic system, turned around, climbed to FL340 and landed safely in Stuttgart about 50 minutes after the decision to divert.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration D-ATUK reached Palma Mallorca with a delay of 3:50 hours.

The airline reported the #2 hydraulic system failed. The aircraft could have safely continued to Palma Mallorca, however, would then have been unable to depart Palma. In order to enable a rapid repair in Germany the crew decided to divert to Stuttgart.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Stuttgart about 24 hours after landing in Stuttgart.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
TUIFly

Flight number
X3-2132

Aircraft Registration
D-AHFT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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