Norwegian B738 at Stockholm on Aug 15th 2016, suspected tail strike

Last Update: August 15, 2016 / 13:37:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-3195

Aircraft Registration
LN-NHD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 737-800, registration LN-NHD performing flight DY-3195 from Stockholm (Sweden) to Copenhagen (Denmark) with 108 people on board, departed Stockholm Arlanda Airport's runway 08 when during rotation cabin crew in the aft cabin heard noises similiar to a tail strike. The aircraft became airborne and was climbing out of Arlanda, when cabin crew reported their observation to the flight deck, the captain stopped the climb at FL090 and decided to return to Stockholm advising ATC they suspected a tail strike. The aircraft returned to Stockholm for a safe landing on runway 01L about 20 minutes after departure. Emergency services found no damage, the aircraft taxied to the apron.

The airline reported cabin crew heard something during takeoff, suspecting a tail strike the crew returned the aircraft to Stockholm. However, an examination of the aircraft did not find anything out of the ordinary.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about one hour, then departed again as flight DY-8601 and reached Copenhagen with a delay of 1.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-3195

Aircraft Registration
LN-NHD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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