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Boeing 737-800

The Boeing 737-800 is a twin-engined short-to-medium-range narrowbody airliner with a capacity of maximum 189 passengers produced by the American manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

The Boeing 737-800 is together with the 737-600, 737-700 and 737-900 member of the 737-Next Generation-Family.


Specifications for the Boeing 737-800
Crew 2  
Passengers 160 / 184, max. 189  
Propulsion 2 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model CFM Intl. CFM56-7B27  
Engine Power (each) 121,4 kN 27300 lbf
Speed 946 km/h 511 kts
      588 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.82  
Service Ceiling 12.497 m 41.000 ft
Range 7.408 km 4.000 NM
    4.603 mi.
Empty Weight 41.413 kg 91.300 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 78.245 kg 172.500 lbs
max. Landing Weight 65.317 kg 144.000 lbs
Wing Span 34,32 (35,79) m 112 ft 7 in (117 ft 5 in)
Wing Area 124,6 m² 1341 ft²
Length 39,50 m 129 ft 7 in
Height 12,57 m 41 ft 3 in
First Flight 31.07.1997  
Production Status in production  
ICAO Code B738  
IATA Code 738 73H  
Data for (Version) Boeing 737-800  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
08-Apr-17 Boeing 737-8H6 (WL) 9M-MXX Malaysia Airlines Sibu Airport... 0 damaged
27-Dec-16 Boeing 737-85R (WL) VT-JBG Jet Airways Goa-Dabolim ... 0 damaged
07-Dec-16 Boeing 737-8FE (WL) VH-YFT Virgin Australia Airlines Hobart Airpo... 0 damaged
07-Dec-16 Boeing 737-8FE (WL) VH-VUP Virgin Australia Airlines Hobart Airpo... 0 damaged
19-Nov-16 Boeing 737-823 (WL) N832NN American Airlines Saint Louis-... 0 damaged
09-Aug-16 Boeing 737-832 (WL) N3762Y Delta Air Lines New York-Joh... 0 damaged
04-Apr-16 Boeing 737-8GP (WL) PK-LBS Batik Air Jakarta-Hali... 0 damaged
19-Mar-16 Boeing 737-8KN (WL) A6-FDN flydubai Rostov Airpo... 62 crashed
23-Dec-15 Boeing 737-86J (WL) TC-CPV Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sab... 0+ 1 destroyed
05-Sep-15 Boeing 737-8FB (WL) 3C-LLY Ceiba International near Tambacounda 0 damaged
01-Apr-15 Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-DWE Ryanair Dublin Airpo... 0 damaged
01-Apr-15 Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-DYA Ryanair Dublin Airpo... 0 damaged
26-Jan-15 Boeing 737-8KN (WL) A6-FEK flydubai near Baghdad Inte... 0 destroyed
24-Nov-14 Boeing 737-883 LN-RRS SAS Stavanger-So... 0 damaged
06-Nov-14 Boeing 737-86J (WL) VT-SGK SpiceJet Surat Gujara... 0 damaged
07-Oct-14 Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-EMH Ryanair Dublin Airpo... 0 damaged
07-Oct-14 Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-EKK Ryanair Dublin Airpo... 0 damaged
29-Jul-14 Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-EFB Ryanair London-Stans... 0 damaged
28-Jun-14 Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-DLJ Ryanair London-Stans... 0 damaged
28-Jun-14 Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-ENL Ryanair London-Stans... 0 damaged
22-Feb-14 Boeing 737-86N (WL) OK-TVT Travel Service Airlines Terceira-Laj... 0 damaged
17-Feb-14 Boeing 737-8K2 (WL) G-GDFC Jet2 Funchal Airp... 0 damaged
07-Feb-14 Boeing 737-86J (WL) TC-CCP Pegasus Airlines Istanbul-Sab... 0 hijacked
03-Jan-14 Boeing 737-8H4 (WL) N8327A Southwest Airlines Las Vegas-Mc... 0 damaged
13-Dec-13 Boeing 737-8K2 (WL) PH-BXZ KLM Amsterdam-Sc... 0 damaged
10-Aug-13 Boeing 737-8FE (WL) VH-YID Virgin Australia Airlines Melbourne-Tu... 0 damaged
17-Apr-13 Boeing 737-8GK (WL) 5A-DMG Buraq Air near Tripoli Inte... 0 destroyed
13-Apr-13 Boeing 737-8GP (WL) PK-LKS Lion Air Denpasar-Ngu... 0 crashed
14-Oct-12 Boeing 737-8KN (WL) TC-TJK Corendon Airlines Antalya Airp... 0 crashed
30-Jul-11 Boeing 737-8BK (WL) 9Y-PBM Caribbean Airlines Georgetown-C... 0 crashed
05-Jan-11 Boeing 737-8F2 (WL) TC-JGZ THY Istanbul Ata... 0 hijacked
19-Jun-10 Boeing 737-832 (WL) N3730B Delta Air Lines New York-Joh... 0 damaged
18-Jun-10 Boeing 737-8BK (WL) TC-SNM SunExpress Praha-Ruzyne... 0 damaged
22-May-10 Boeing 737-8HG (WL) VT-AXV Air India Express Mangalore-Ba... 158 crashed
25-Jan-10 Boeing 737-8AS (WL) ET-ANB Ethiopian Airlines near Beirut Inter... 90 crashed
22-Dec-09 Boeing 737-823 (WL) N977AN American Airlines Kingston-Nor... 0 crashed
09-Sep-09 Boeing 737-852 EI-DRA Aeroméxico Mexico City-... 0 hijacked
10-Aug-09 Boeing 737-881 (WL) JA56AN All Nippon Tokyo-Haneda... 0 damaged
19-Apr-09 Boeing 737-8AS C-FTCZ CanJet Airlines Montego Bay-... 0 hijacked
25-Feb-09 Boeing 737-8F2 TC-JGE THY near Amsterdam-Sc... 9 crashed
10-Nov-08 Boeing 737-8AS EI-DYG Ryanair Roma-Ciampin... 0 crashed
21-Mar-08 Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-DAF Ryanair Limoges-Bell... 0 damaged
14-Mar-08 Boeing 737-8D6 7T-VKA Air Algérie Sétif-Ain Ar... 0 damaged
28-Oct-07 Boeing 737-85P EC-HBM Air Europa Katowice-Pyr... 0 damaged
20-Aug-07 Boeing 737-809 B-18616 China Airlines Okinawa-Naha... 0 crashed
05-May-07 Boeing 737-8AL 5Y-KYA Kenya Airways near Douala Airpo... 114 crashed
10-Apr-07 Boeing 737-82R TC-APU Pegasus Airlines Ankara-Esenb... 0 hijacked
29-Sep-06 Boeing 737-8EH PR-GTD Gol near Peixoto Azev... 154 crashed
17-Jun-06 Boeing 737-800   South African Airways Cape Town In... 0 hijacked
19-Jan-03 Boeing 737-8D6   Air Algérie Algiers-Houa... 0 hijacked
30-Nov-00 Boeing 737-86N EC-HMK Futura Shannon Airp... 0 damaged
25-Aug-99 Boeing 737-8B6 CN-RNJ RAM Barcelona Ai... 0 hijacked