Transavia B738 near Amsterdam on Dec 22nd 2018, cockpit crew member sick

Last Update: December 22, 2018 / 22:21:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-6331

Destination
Valencia, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-HXD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HXD performing flight HV-6331 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Valencia,SP (Spain) with 183 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 50nm south of Paris Orly (France) when the crew decided to return to Amsterdam. On approach to Amsterdam the crew indicated they did not need to declare emergency but were required by regulations to do so due to a member of the cockpit crew being sick. The aircraft landed safely on Amsterdam's runway 27 about 55 minutes after the decision to return.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 4 hours, then departed again and reached Valencia with a delay of 5.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-HXD
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
Dec 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-6331

Destination
Valencia, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-HXD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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