Tag: Boeing 737

Southwest Boeing 737 Faces Tyre Damage on Departure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Southwest Boeing 737-800, registration N8686A performing flight WN-736 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to Denver,CO (USA), was climbing out of Fort Lauderdale’s runway 10L when the crew stopped the climb at 12,000 feet due to suspected nose tyre damage. The aircraft diverted to Orlando,FL, burned off fuel and landed safely on Orlando’s runway 18R about 2:20 […]

airBaltic to End Boeing 737 Operations Ahead of the Plan

Reading Time: 1 minute airBaltic, the flag carrier of Latvia, announced phasing out its Boeing  737 aircraft out of the fleet one year earlier than planned, already in autumn 2019. airBaltic aims to become fully Airbus A220-300 aircraft operator in the future. In the end of 2018 it has already phased out three Boeing 737-500 aircraft. As for now, […]

Lion Air Boeing 737 Overruns Runway at Pontianak

Reading Time: 1 minute A Lion Air Boeing 737-800, performing flight JT-714 from Jakarta to Pontianak (Indonesia) with 182 passengers and 7 crew, landed on Pontianak’s runway 15 in rain when the aircraft overran the end of the runway. The aircraft came to a stop about 220 feet/67 meters past the end of the runway with all gear on […]

Ryanair Boeing 737 Gear Strut Penetrates Wing During Retraction

Reading Time: 1 minute A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Frankfurt Hahn (Germany) to Bari (Italy), gear strut penetrated wing during retraction. Aircraft was climbing out of Hahn Airport’s runway 21 when the crew selected the gear up but did not receive indication the gear came up properly. The crew stopped the climb at FL100 and returned to Frankfurt […]

American Airlines Boeing 737 Reports Hydraulic Leak

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Tucson to Dallas Ft. Worth (USA), reported hydraulic leak. Aircraft had landed on Fort Worth’s runway 36L and was vacating the runway when the crew informed tower they had lost hydraulic fluid, not clear whether on the runway already, assistance was not yet needed. Tower instructed the aircraft […]

Aeromexico Boeing 737 Damaged on Final Approach

Reading Time: 1 minute An Aeromexico Boeing 737-800, performing flight AM-770 from Guadalajara to Tijuana (Mexico), was on final approach to Tijuana’s runway 09 when the radome received damage. The crew continued for a safe landing. The airline confirmed the incident and said they were investigating what caused the damage. Mexican media are speculation about a drone impact having […]

Flock of Birds Impacts Iraqi Airways Boeing 737

Reading Time: 1 minute An Iraqi Airways Boeing 737-800, registration YI-ASG performing flight IA-916 from Erbil to Najaf (Iraq) with 98 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Erbil’s runway 18 when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds. The aircraft received multiple impacts. The left hand engine (CFM56) ingested a number of birds. The crew leveled […]

Boeing Opens First European Manufacturing Site

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing has opened its first component factory in Europe, at Sheffield in the U.K. The premises will be used for the manufacture of actuation system components for the Boeing 737 and 767 jets from raw materials sourced in the U.K. Parts by the thousand will be produced each month, then shipped to Boeing’s Portland, Oregon […]

Miraculous Escape: Air India Express Hits Compound Wall on Take-Off

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Air India Express Boeing 737-800, performing flight IX-611 from Tiruchirappalli (India) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates) with 130 passengers and 6 crew, departed Tiruchirappalli’s runway 27 but impacted the localizer antenna runway 27 and damaged the wall protecting the localizer antenna runway 27, located about 305 meters/1000 feet past the runway end. The aircraft […]

TAROM Boeing 737 Returns to Bucharest Due to Technical Problem

Reading Time: 1 minute A TAROM Boeing 737-300, performing flight from Bucharest Otopeni (Romania) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was climbing out of Otopeni when the crew stopped the climb advising they had a technical problem but no emergency situation. The aircraft returned to Otopeni for a safe landing about 50 minutes after departure. A passenger reported the crew announced they […]