KLM B772 over Algeria on Aug 9th 2019, failure of weather radars

Last Update: August 11, 2019 / 21:10:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 9, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-591

Aircraft Registration
PH-BQA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A KLM Boeing 777-200, registration PH-BQA performing flight KL-591 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Johannesburg (South Africa), was enroute at FL350 over Algeria when the crew decided to turn around and return to Amsterdam. The aircraft landed safely in Amsterdam about 6:10 hours after departure.

A passenger reported the crew announced both weather radars had failed, in addition a fuel quantity indication appeared to be faulty.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 44 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-BQA
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
777-200
ICAO Aircraft Type
B772
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
Aug 9, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-591

Aircraft Registration
PH-BQA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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