Korean A388 at Paris on Sep 11th 2017, flaps did not fully retract

Last Update: September 12, 2017 / 21:07:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KE-902

Aircraft Registration
HL7613

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Korean Air Airbus A380-800, registration HL7613 performing flight KE-902 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Seoul (South Korea) with 330 passengers, was climbing out of Paris' runway 27L when the crew stopped the climb at FL100 due to a problem with the flaps. The aircraft entered a hold to work the checklists and dump fuel. The aircraft landed safely on Charles de Gaulle's runway 27L at a rather normal speed.

The flight was postponed to the next day, the passengers were taken to hotels.

A replacement A380-800 registration HL7611 departed Paris the following morning as flight KE-902D and reached Seoul with a delay of 24 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 24 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KE-902

Aircraft Registration
HL7613

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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