Tag: Boeing 737

TuiFly Boeing 737 Loses Communication with ATC

Reading Time: 1 minute A TuiFly Boeing 737-800, registration D-ATYI performing flight X3-6102 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Hurghada (Egypt), was enroute at FL350 near Podgorica (Montenegro) when NATO command launched two Italian fighter aircraft (Eurofighters) to intercept and identify the aircraft, that was not in contact with ATC at that time. The fighter aircraft intercept the Boeing, identified the […]

American Airlines Boeing 737 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N810NN performing flight AA-318 from Miami,FL (USA) to Saint Kitts (Saint Kitts and Nevis) with 166 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Miami’s runway 08R when the aircraft received a bird strike. The bird strike prompted the crew to stop the climb at about 5000 […]

Pilot Incapacited on WestJet Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-GQWJ performing flight WS-1152 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to San Juan (Puerto Rico) with 126 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL370 about 470nm east of Wilmington,NC (USA) when a member of the flight crew became ill and was unable to continue duties. A medical professional travelling as passenger on […]

CRASH: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 with 157 On Board

Reading Time: 4 minutes UPDATED 15:23 (UTC +2), 15 March 2019 According to the media reports, the captain of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 requested permission to return to Addis Ababa airport three minutes after take-off as it accelerated to abnormal speed. The aircraft was cleared for return. However, after clearance the plane climbed to an unusually high altitude and […]

Hijack Attempt of Biman Bangladesh Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Biman Bangladesh Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Dhaka to Chittagong (Bangladesh) with 134 passengers and 14 crew, suffered an attempted hijack. Aircraft was climbing out of Dhaka when a passenger armed with a gun attempted to intrude the cockpit and force the crew to fly to Chittagong, where he wanted to talk to Bangladesh’s Prime […]

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 […]