Jet2 B738 near Frankfurt/Main on Sep 22nd 2022, first officer incapacitated

Last Update: November 29, 2022 / 20:44:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 22, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-662

Aircraft Registration
G-DRTG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Jet2.com Boeing 737-800, registration G-DRTG performing flight LS-662 from Larnaca (Cyprus) to East Midlands,EN (UK), was enroute at FL360 about 70nm southeast of Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when the captain declared emergency reporting the first officer was incapacitated and decided to divert to Frankfurt for a safe landing on runway 25L about 35 minutes after leaving FL360 during curfew at about 01:42L.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 10 hours, then continued to East Midlands arriving with a delay of about 10 hours.

Germany's BFU rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 22, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-662

Aircraft Registration
G-DRTG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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