Corendon Dutch B738 near Munich on Nov 18th 2023, elevator issues

Last Update: November 20, 2023 / 13:08:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 18, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CD-617

Destination
Hurghada, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
PH-CDF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Corendon Dutch Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration PH-CDF performing flight CD-617 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Hurghada (Egypt), was enroute at FL350 about 20nm northwest of Munich (Germany) when the crew decided to turn around and return to Amsterdam reporting they had elevator defective pressure technical operational issues and needed to avoid icing conditions, therefore requested to stay high as long as practicable. The aircraft descended to FL340 for the return and landed safely on Amsterdam's runway 18R about 2 hours after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 5 hours, then departed again and reached Hurghada with a delay of about 6.5 hours.

Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-CDF
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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
Nov 18, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CD-617

Destination
Hurghada, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
PH-CDF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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