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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210982
Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Time:c. 05:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8K2 (WL)
Registration: PH-HXM
MSN: 62165/6889
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Vienna -   Austria
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Destination airport:Antalya Airport (AYT/LTAI)
Transavia flight HV163 diverted to Vienna, Austria after fumes were noted in the passenger cabin. The aircraft was cruising at FL370 over Western Slovakia when the flight crew initiated a descent and diverted to Vienna.
Eight passengers complained of feeling unwell, two sere sent to hospital.
A replacement aircraft was dispatched to Vienna to transport the remaining passengers to AYT. PH-HXM is Transavia's newest 737-800 and in service since April 13. The aircraft was ferried back to AMS for check-up.



Photo of PH-HXM courtesy

Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
12 April 2019; (c) Pertti Sipilš

Revision history:

13-May-2018 12:30 E.M Added
13-May-2018 12:30 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
13-May-2018 12:37 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-May-2018 13:48 GeoffR Updated [Narrative]
13-May-2018 18:46 harro Updated [Location]

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