KLM B737 enroute on Aug 2nd 2022, cargo door opened in flight

Last Update: August 3, 2022 / 16:46:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 2, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-1542

Aircraft Registration
PH-BGT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A KLM Boeing 737-700, registration PH-BGT performing flight KL-1542 from Leeds,EN (UK) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), departed Leeds' runway 32, climbed to FL270 and landed on Amsterdam's runway 18R about 45 minutes after departure. The aircraft was subsequently seen taxiing in with the right hand forward cargo door partially open (inward opening).

The airline reported an internal investigation showed the hatch opened over the North Sea due to a technical defect. Passengers and crew were not in danger, no suitcases or cargo was at risk.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service after about 18 hours on the ground.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-BGT
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
Aug 2, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-1542

Aircraft Registration
PH-BGT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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