KLM B738 at Amsterdam on Jul 24th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 30, 2019 / 21:37:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-1497

Destination
Ibiza, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-HSD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A KLM Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HSD performing flight KL-1497 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Ibiza,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Amsterdam's runway 24 when the crew requested to stop the climb at FL080 advising they had a problem. The crew subsequently advised their right hand engine (CFM56) had shown repeated overheat indications, they needed to return to Amsterdam. The aircraft headed back to Amsterdam, the crew decided to shut the engine down. The aircraft landed safely on runway 18C about 30 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported immediately after becoming airborne an unusual loud noise was heard from the right hand side. The aircraft remained low, about 15 minutes after departure it became obvious they were returning to Amsterdam. The captain subsequently announced that the right hand engine had frequently overheated and was shut down. After landing the captain opened the cockpit door and talked to passengers indicating that the situation had been more critical than just the right hand engine overheating, he never had experienced such an emergency before.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PH-BXM reached Ibiza with a delay of about 3 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service the following morning after about 18 hours on the ground.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-HSD
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
Jul 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-1497

Destination
Ibiza, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-HSD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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