Transavia Flight Paris-Rome Declares Emergency

Andre Wadman (GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2), via Wikimedia Commons

A Transavia flight operating from Paris Orly to Rome has declared an emergency whilst en route.

Transavia flight TO3910, a Boeing 737-800, declared an emergency with squawk code 7700 and its diverting to Lyon.

Transavia TO3910 Paris-Rome

Having declared a general emergency, flight TO3910 has expedited a descent and diversion into nearby Lyon. The nature of the emergency is not yet known.

Flight crew squawked transponder code 7700 at 09:31 UTC. At this stage the flight was on descent from cruising altitude and altering course for Lyon.

Update 09:50 UTC

Transavia flight TO3910 has now landed at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS), having expedited a diversion earlier this morning.

Flight data shows that Transavia flight TO3910 made a delayed departure out of Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) this morning.

The aircraft shows an actual departure time of 10:43 local time against a scheduled departure time of 09:30 local.

The flight departed normally and set course for Rome, climbing to flight level FL390 (39,000 feet).

The flight crew diverted the plane at 11:29 local time and began descending from FL390. Flight crew then squawked transponder code 7700, with the aircraft on descent through FL190.

Andre Wadman (GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2), via Wikimedia Commons

The aircraft conducting today’s TO3910 service was a Boeing 737-800, registered F-GZHB. This is a 16.9-year old narrowbody aircraft belonging to the carrier Transavia France.

The plane started service with the airline in June 2007.

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