KLM Cityhopper E175 near Amsterdam on Mar 14th 2021, engine problem

Last Update: March 15, 2021 / 22:53:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 14, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KL-1659

Destination
Venice, Italy

Aircraft Registration
PH-EXK

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

A KLM Cityhopper Embraer ERJ-175, registration PH-EXK performing flight KL-1659 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Venice (Italy), had just reached cruise level FL390 about 160nm southeast of Amsterdam and about 30nm from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when the crew drifted the aircraft down to FL260 reporting a problem with the right hand engine (CF34), however, no assistance was needed. The crew turned around and returned to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 18C about 80 minutes after departure.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-190 registration PH-EXC departed about one hour after PH-EXK landed back and reached Venice with a delay of about 2 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 12 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 14, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KL-1659

Destination
Venice, Italy

Aircraft Registration
PH-EXK

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

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