Corendon Dutch B738 at Nador on Apr 23rd 2013, landed below final fuel reserve

Last Update: July 15, 2013 / 21:52:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 23, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CND-111

Destination
Tetuan, Morocco

Aircraft Registration
PH-CDE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Corendon Dutch Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration PH-CDE performing flight CND-111 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Tetuan (Morocco), aborted the approach to Tetuan due to weather and diverted to Fez (Morocco) about 100nm south of Tetuan. The aircraft was descending towards Fez around 17:15L (16:15Z), when the crew needed to abort the approach and divert the aircraft to Nador (Morocco), about 125nm northeast of Fez, and landed the aircraft safely.

The Dutch Onderzoeksraad reported on Jul 15th 2013 the aircraft landed in Nador with less than the required final fuel reserve. Maroc's Authorities opened an investigation into the occurrence rated a serious incident.

The aircraft departed Nador about 4 hours after aborting the approach to Tetuan and reached Tetuan with a delay of about 4.5 hours.

Metars Tetuan:
GMTN 231800Z 11020KT 9999 R24/1300N SCT020 17/11 Q1017=
GMTN 231700Z 12021KT 9999 SCT020 18/12 Q1017=
GMTN 231500Z 11020KT 9999 R24/1300N BKN020 19/12 Q1018=
GMTN 231400Z 11021KT 9999 R24/1300N SCT020 19/11 Q1018=


Metars Fez:
GMFF 231900Z 05016KT 9999 FEW030 16/05 Q1014 NOSIG=
GMFF 231800Z 05016KT 030V100 9999 FEW030 19/06 Q1014 NOSIG=
GMFF 231700Z 06017KT 030V110 9999 FEW030 19/06 Q1014 NOSIG=
GMFF 231600Z 05015G27KT 9999 FEW026 20/06 Q1014 NOSIG=
GMFF 231500Z 06019KT 030V090 9999 FEW026 20/04 Q1013 NOSIG=
GMFF 231400Z 05019KT 020V080 9999 SCT026 20/07 Q1014 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 23, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CND-111

Destination
Tetuan, Morocco

Aircraft Registration
PH-CDE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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