Transavia B738 near Amsterdam on Jan 31st 2013, pungent odour

Last Update: February 1, 2013 / 16:47:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 31, 2013

Classification
Accident

Flight number
HV-6146

Aircraft Registration
PH-HSG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HSG performing flight HV-6146 from Alicante,SP (Spain) to Amsterdam (Netherland), was on approach to Amsterdam when a pungent odour occurred on board of the aircraft. The crew maintained routine communication and continued for a safe landing on Amsterdam's runway 27. 6 people were taken to a hospital.

Dutch Military Police reported that after landing 4 passengers and 2 cabin crew reported feeling unwell and were taken to a hospital, where all could be released after receiving medical treatment.

The airline confirmed a pungent odour on board, the cause of which is still unknown and under investigation.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-HSG
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
Jan 31, 2013

Classification
Accident

Flight number
HV-6146

Aircraft Registration
PH-HSG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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