KLM Cityhopper E175 near Amsterdam on Apr 15th 2024, lightning strike

Last Update: April 16, 2024 / 16:08:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 15, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KL-1057

Aircraft Registration
PH-EXJ

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

Airport ICAO Code
EHAM

A KLM Cityhopper Embraer ERJ-175, registration PH-EXJ performing flight KL-1057 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Norwich,EN (UK), was climbing out of Amsterdam when ATC queried the crew because of their low speed. The crew explained they had had a lightning strike and maintenance wanted them back at Amsterdam. The aircraft subsequently turned around and returned to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 27 about 50 minutes after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Amsterdam about 27 hours after landing back.

Metars:
EHAM 151425Z 27021KT 240V300 9999 VCSH FEW013 FEW020CB BKN025 09/05 Q0999 TEMPO 28025G36KT 7000 -SHRA=
EHAM 151355Z 27017KT 9999 VCSH FEW012 FEW020CB SCT025 08/06 Q0999 BECMG 28022G35KT=
EHAM 151325Z 24012KT 200V260 9999 -SHRA FEW010 FEW020CB SCT023 07/05 Q0999 BECMG 28022G35KT TEMPO 7000=
EHAM 151255Z 26014KT 230V290 9000 -SHRA FEW010 FEW020CB OVC032 06/04 Q0999 BECMG 28022G35KT TEMPO 7000=
EHAM 151225Z 28021G31KT 240V310 8000 -SHRA FEW007 SCT020CB OVC030 05/04 Q1000 RETSRA BECMG 28025G35KT NSW=
EHAM 151155Z 21025KT 8000 -SHRA SCT018CB BKN023 10/08 Q0999 RESHRA TEMPO 23033G45KT 2000 +SHRAGS BKN020CB BECMG 27025G35KT=
COR EHAM 151125Z 21027G37KT 8000 -SHRA FEW018CB SCT022 BKN024 10/07 Q1000 RESHRA TEMPO 23033G45KT 2000 +SHRAGS BKN020CB BECMG FM1220 27025G40KT 7000 -SHRA=
EHAM 151055Z 21025G36KT 180V240 7000 SHRA FEW018CB SCT022 BKN024 10/07 Q1001 TEMPO 5000=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-EXJ
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
EMBRAER S/A - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica
Aircraft Model / Type
ERJ 170-200 STD
ICAO Aircraft Type
E75L
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
Apr 15, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KL-1057

Aircraft Registration
PH-EXJ

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

Airport ICAO Code
EHAM

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