Star Freight B762 near Cologne on May 6th 2020, first officer incapacitated

Last Update: July 23, 2020 / 15:23:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 6, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DJ-6497

Aircraft Registration
OY-SRL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-200

ICAO Type Designator
B762

A Star Air Freight Boeing 767-200, registration OY-SRL performing flight DJ-6497 from Bologna (Italy) to Cologne/Bonn (Germany), was enroute when the first officer began to feel unwell. The aircraft subsequently was descending through about FL260 towards Cologne when the captain took control of the aircraft, declared emergency and performed an automatic landing on Cologne's runway 32R about 15 minutes after declaring emergency. The first officer was taken to a hospital.

Germany's BFU reported an investigation was opened into the serious incident.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 6, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DJ-6497

Aircraft Registration
OY-SRL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-200

ICAO Type Designator
B762

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