TUIfly B738 near Hanover on Sep 28th2019, electrical failure

Last Update: September 29, 2019 / 20:12:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 28, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
TUIFly

Flight number
X3-2944

Destination
Ibiza, Spain

Aircraft Registration
D-ATUC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A TUIfly Boeing 737-800, registration D-ATUC performing flight X3-2944 from Hanover (Germany) to Ibiza,SP (Spain), was enroute at FL370 about 270nm south of Hanover, just about to enter Swiss Airspace, when the crew decided to return to Hanover due to an electrical failure. The aircraft landed safely back in Hanover about 90 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-80 registration D-ATUD reached Ibiza with a delay of about 21.5 hours.

A passenger reported the captain announced an electrical failure inside the cockpit as cause for the return.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 30 hours, then performed a test flight of about 70 minutes, but is still on the ground about 9.5 hours after landing after the test flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 28, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
TUIFly

Flight number
X3-2944

Destination
Ibiza, Spain

Aircraft Registration
D-ATUC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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