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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186339
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Time:12:35pm WEST
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8K2 (WL)
Registration: PH-BXL
MSN: 30359/659
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 176
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:north of Lisbon -   Portugal
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:(LIS/LPPT)
Destination airport:(AMS/EHAM)
KLM flight KL1696 departed Lisbon bound for Amsterdam. But minutes after takeoff the crew reported a fuel leak and shut down the no. 1 engine. The aircraft then returned to Lisbon about 45 minutes later where it landed on runway 21. No injuries to the 176 passengers and crew.
PH-BXL departed Lisbon again the next day as flight KL1694 to Amsterdam.




Photo of PH-BXL courtesy

Dublin (EIDW / DUB)
12 August 2021; (c) Derek Gaynor

Revision history:

11-Apr-2016 17:44 AF5541 Added
11-Apr-2016 17:47 harro Updated [Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Photo, ]

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