KLM B739 enroute on Jan 20th 2024, de-icing system failed

Last Update: January 21, 2024 / 20:12:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 20, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-1213

Aircraft Registration
PH-BXR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A KLM Boeing 737-900, registration PH-BXR performing flight KL-1213 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Rovaniemi (Finland), was enroute at FL370 about 80nm northnortheast of Oslo (Norway) when the crew decided to return to Amsterdam. The aircraft descended to FL360 and landed safely back on Amsterdam's runway 18C about 2:50 hours after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-900 registration PH-BXO reached Rovaniemi with a delay of about 5.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Amsterdam about 29 hours after landing.

A passenger reported: "About 1.5 hr into the flight, the flight turned around and the captain announced that a deicing system had failed and that while the plane could continue to Rovaniemi, it wouldn't be able to fly back given the temperatures there. Captain also announced that it was decided to return to Amsterdam in cooperation with the dispatch." About two hours after landing back in Amsterdam they boarded a replacement aircraft.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-BXR
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
737-900
ICAO Aircraft Type
B739
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
Jan 20, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-1213

Aircraft Registration
PH-BXR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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