Transavia B738 at Rotterdam on May 4th 2023, bird strike

Last Update: May 6, 2023 / 08:14:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 4, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5681

Destination
Ibiza, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-HZX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HZX performing flight HV-5681 from Rotterdam (Netherlands) to Ibiza,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Rotterdam's runway 06 when the crew reported they had a bird strike into one of their engines (CFM56), no priority or emergency was declared. The crew requested a runway inspection for rubber (tyre debris). ATC subsequently reported only feathers were found on the runway, no rubber. The aircraft entered a hold at 7000 feet MSL while the crew communicated with dispatch and maintenance, subsequently the crew decided to divert to Amsterdam where the aircraft landed safely on runway 06 about 25 minutes after departure.

A replacement 737-800 registration PH-HZV reached Ibiza with a delay of about 4:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 21 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-HZX
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
May 4, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5681

Destination
Ibiza, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-HZX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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