KLM B738 near Lille on Sep 21st 2016, stuck altimeter

Last Update: September 21, 2016 / 20:25:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-1705

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-BXF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A KLM Boeing 737-800, registration PH-BXF performing flight KL-1705 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Madrid,SP (Spain), was enroute at FL310 about 30nm southsoutheast of Lille (France) when the crew decided to return to Amsterdam reporting a stuck altimeter and advising ATC that this had no operational consequences, no assistance was needed and a normal landing would occur. The aircraft landed safely on Amsterdam's runway 18R about 55 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PH-BXV reached Madrid with a delay of 2.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 4 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-1705

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
PH-BXF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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