Transavia B738 near Amsterdam on Dec 14th 2012, fuel imbalance due to fuel leak

Last Update: December 16, 2012 / 19:46:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 14, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5135

Destination
Barcelona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-HSD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HSD performing flight HV-5135 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Barcelona,SP (Spain), was climbing through FL200 out of Amsterdam when the crew reported a fuel imbalance and requested to enter a hold to run the checklists. The aircraft levelled off at FL250, after working the checklists the crew reported they had detected a fuel leak and requested to return to Amsterdam. The aircraft landed safely on Amsterdam's runway 18R about 45 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PH-HZX reached Barcelona as flight HV-5137 with a delay of 3:25 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-HSD
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
737-800
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
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
Dec 14, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5135

Destination
Barcelona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-HSD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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