Transavia B737 at Rotterdam on Nov 11th 2019, lightning strike

Last Update: November 13, 2019 / 22:23:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 11, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-6038

Aircraft Registration
PH-XRX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

Airport ICAO Code
EHRD

A Transavia Boeing 737-700, registration PH-XRX performing flight HV-6038 from Rome Fiumicino (Italy) to Rotterdam (Netherlands), was on approach to Rotterdam at about 2000 feet MSL deviating around weather when the aircraft was struck by lightning causing a bright flash and a loud bang. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Rotterdam's runway 24 about 5 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Rotterdam for about 14 hours, minor damage to wing and stabilizer surfaces was found, the aircraft ferried to Amsterdam (Netherlands), remained on the ground for about 19 hours while repairs were being done and returned to service.

Metars:
EHRD 120055Z AUTO 19012KT 160V230 9999 -RA FEW015CB SCT036 BKN043 06/05 Q0999 RERA REDZ TEMPO 6000 SHRA=
EHRD 120025Z AUTO 19012KT 160V220 9999 FEW015CB SCT025 BKN029 BKN033 06/04 Q0999 TEMPO 6000 SHRA=
EHRD 112355Z AUTO 20010KT 160V230 9999 -RA FEW002 BKN015CB OVC019 05/04 Q0999 TEMPO 6000=
EHRD 112325Z AUTO 20014KT 170V230 9999 -RA FEW002 FEW015CB SCT024 BKN030 05/04 Q0999 RERA REDZ TEMPO 6000=
EHRD 112255Z AUTO 20011KT 160V240 9999 FEW015CB SCT017 OVC020 06/04 Q0999 NOSIG=
EHRD 112225Z AUTO 20016KT 160V230 9999 FEW015CB SCT028 06/04 Q0999 NOSIG=
EHRD 112155Z AUTO 19013KT 9999 FEW015CB SCT029 BKN043 06/04 Q0999 REUP NOSIG=
EHRD 112125Z AUTO 20013KT 9999 FEW015CB BKN033 BKN042 07/04 Q0999 NOSIG=
EHRD 112055Z AUTO 19009KT 150V220 9999 FEW015CB SCT033 BKN043 06/05 Q0999 NOSIG=
EHRD 112025Z AUTO 18010KT 9999 -DZ FEW015CB BKN031 OVC040 07/05 Q0999 RERA REDZ NOSIG=
EHRD 111955Z AUTO 27005KT 170V340 9999 RADZ FEW002 FEW015CB BKN028 OVC035 07/04 Q0999 NOSIG=
EHRD 111925Z AUTO 21009KT 180V240 9999 FEW015CB 07/04 Q0999 NOSIG=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-XRX
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
Nov 11, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-6038

Aircraft Registration
PH-XRX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

Airport ICAO Code
EHRD

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