ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186292
Last updated: 9 April 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:09-APR-2016
Time:c. 05:10 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-9K2 (WL)
Owner/operator:KLM
Registration: PH-BXP
C/n / msn: 29600/924
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 138
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Manchester -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manchester Airport (MAN)
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Narrative:
A KLM Boeing 737-900, registration PH-BXP performing flight KL-1072 from Manchester, UK, to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 138 passengers, was climbing out of Manchester, when the crew stopped the climb at about FL150 and rapidly descended the aircraft to FL090 due to problems with the cabin pressure.

After reaching 14,200 feet at 05:07 hours UTC, the aircraft descended to 9000 feet. This altitude was maintained until 05:21 when the aircraft climbed again to an altitude of FL310, which was reached at 05:31 UTC. The remainder of the flight was uneventful.

The occurrence aircraft was still on the ground 17 hours after landing.

Sources:

1. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/categorie/2/airlines/klm-passagiers-moeten-zuurstofmaskers-opzetten
2. https://www.rtlnieuws.nl/nieuws/binnenland/dat-schrikken-klm-passagiers-moeten-zuurstofmaskers-op
3. http://avherald.com/h?article=496a7843&opt=0


Images:

Photo of PH-BXP courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
17 November 2019; (c) Gerard Helmer


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Apr-2016 12:41 harro Added
10-Apr-2016 17:26 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants, Source]
10-Apr-2016 17:26 harro Updated [Location, Country, Source]
16-Sep-2017 16:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description