Swiftair B734 at Ljubljana on Feb 28th 2019, aft service door open indication

Last Update: March 2, 2019 / 23:24:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 28, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiftair

Flight number
QY-4853

Aircraft Registration
EC-MIE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

A Swiftair Boeing 737-400 on behalf of DHL, registration EC-MIE performing flight QY-4853 from Ljubljana (Slovenia) to Milan Malpensa (Italy) with 3 crew, was departing Ljubljana's runway 30 when the crew received indication the aft service door was open. The crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet and returned to Ljubljana for a safe landing on runway 30 about 10 minutes after departure.

The door was found closed and flush with the fuselage, however, the door handle was not fully in the closed position. The handle was placed into the fully closed position. The aircraft was able to depart again after about 30 minutes on the ground and reached Milan with a delay of about 40 minutes.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 28, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiftair

Flight number
QY-4853

Aircraft Registration
EC-MIE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

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