Norwegian B738 at Funchal on Dec 9th 2017, flaps problem

Last Update: December 9, 2017 / 19:55:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Norwegian

Flight number
DY-1784

Departure
Oslo, Norway

Aircraft Registration
LN-NGC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Norwegian Boeing 737-800, registration LN-NGC performing flight DY-1784 from Oslo (Norway) to Funchal (Portugal) with 84 people on board, was on final approach to Funchal descending through about 700 feet when the crew initiated a go around reporting a flaps problem and decided to divert to Porto Santo (Portugal) where the aircraft landed safely about 30 minutes later.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Porto Santo about 4 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Norwegian

Flight number
DY-1784

Departure
Oslo, Norway

Aircraft Registration
LN-NGC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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