Norwegian B738 near Trondheim on Dec 22nd 2016, captain incapacitated

Last Update: December 22, 2016 / 22:51:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 22, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-392

Departure
Oslo, Norway

Destination
Andenes, Norway

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-392 from Oslo to Andenes (Norway), was enroute at FL350 about 30nm southeast of Trondheim (Norway) when the first officer reported the captain was sick and diverted the aircraft to Trondheim for a safe landing on runway 27 about 19 minutes later. The aircraft vacated the runway and stopped on the taxiway, where an ambulance took care of the captain.

The aircraft was subsequently towed to the apron, where a standby captain boarded the aircraft.

The aircraft was able to depart Trondheim after about one hour after landing and reached Andenes with a delay of 75 minutes.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 22, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-392

Departure
Oslo, Norway

Destination
Andenes, Norway

Aircraft Registration
LN-NHD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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