Corendon B738 at Rotterdam on Oct 1st 2018, suspected tail strike

Last Update: October 1, 2018 / 22:46:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
XC-50

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-TJT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Corendon Air Boeing 737-800, registration TC-TJT performing flight XC-50 from Rotterdam (Netherlands) to Antalya (Turkey) with 92 people on board, departed Rotterdam's runway 06 and was climbing out when the crew reported they had a tail strike on departure and requested to enter a hold to work the checklists and burn off fuel. The aircraft stopped the climb at about FL110, descended back to FL060 and subsequently diverted to Amsterdam (Netherlands) where the aircraft landed safely on runway 36R about 30 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Amsterdam for 2.5 hours, then resumed flight XC-50 and reached Antalya with a delay of 3 hours.

Metars:
EHRD 011055Z AUTO 32015KT 270V010 9999 FEW044 13/05 Q1021 NOSIG=
EHRD 011025Z AUTO 32015KT 280V010 9999 FEW045 13/05 Q1021 NOSIG=
EHRD 010955Z AUTO 33013KT 270V010 9999 FEW045 13/04 Q1021 TEMPO 35015G25KT 7000 -SHRA SCT020CB=
EHRD 010925Z AUTO 34013KT 290V030 9999 SCT034 BKN041 BKN046 12/07 Q1020 TEMPO 35015G25KT 7000 -SHRA SCT020CB=
EHRD 010855Z AUTO 01006KT 290V060 9999 FEW015CB BKN039 11/07 Q1020 TEMPO 35015G25KT 7000 -SHRA SCT020CB=
EHRD 010825Z AUTO 36009KT 340V040 9999 FEW015CB SCT026 11/07 Q1019 REDZ TEMPO 35015G25KT 7000 -SHRA SCT020CB=
EHRD 010755Z AUTO 36011G21KT 300V030 9999 DZRA FEW015CB SCT024 BKN040 11/08 Q1019 TEMPO 35015G25KT 7000 -SHRA SCT020CB=
EHRD 010725Z AUTO 35008KT 310V040 9999 NSC 12/07 Q1018 TEMPO 35015G25KT 7000 -SHRA SCT020CB=
EHRD 010655Z AUTO 35006KT 300V030 9999 FEW031 BKN038 BKN042 10/08 Q1018 TEMPO 35015G25KT 7000 -SHRA SCT020CB=
EHRD 010625Z AUTO 36007KT 320V040 9999 FEW028 SCT040 BKN045 10/08 Q1018 RERA REDZ TEMPO 7000 -SHRA SCT020CB=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
XC-50

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-TJT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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