Transavia B737 near Nice on Mar 15th 2019, fuel leak

Last Update: May 16, 2019 / 22:10:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5640

Aircraft Registration
PH-XRY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Transavia Boeing 737-700, registration PH-XRY performing flight HV-5640 from Palermo (Italy) to Rotterdam (Netherlands) with 129 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL400 about 120nm eastsoutheast of Nice (France) when the crew decided to divert to Nice reporting a fuel leak at the right hand engine. The aircraft landed safely on Nice's runway 22R about 25 minutes later. Emergency services confirmed leaking fuel from the right hand engine, subsequent actions stopped the fuel leak and the aircraft taxied to the apron.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 27 hours, then positioned to Rotterdam and resumed service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-XRY
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
737-700
ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
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
Mar 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5640

Aircraft Registration
PH-XRY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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