Norwegian B738 near Gothenburg on May 12th 2019, suspected fuel leak

Last Update: May 15, 2019 / 21:03:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
D8-5053

Destination
Malaga, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EI-FJZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Norwegian Air International Boeing 737-800, registration EI-FJZ performing flight D8-5053 from Stockholm (Sweden) to Malaga,SP (Spain), was enroute at FL320 about 100nm eastnortheast of Gothenburg when the crew decided to divert to Gothenburg suspecting a fuel leak. The aircraft landed safely on Gothenburg's runway 21 about 20 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Gothenburg for about 40 hours, then positioned to Stockholm and is still on the ground in Stockholm about 32 hours after landing in Stockholm.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
D8-5053

Destination
Malaga, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EI-FJZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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