United B763 at Geneva on Dec 17th 2017, flap problem
Last Update: December 17, 2017 / 16:55:02 GMT/Zulu time
A passenger reported: "After intercepting the localizer for the final approach, the aircraft turned 180 and performed another approach although not aligned on the runway. The aircraft performed another 180 and then reintercepted the localizer and landed facing west, 15min behind schedule. Upon arrival, the aircraft taxied and parked on a separate area from the terminal, accompanied by firefighters and policemen. When disembarking, the aircraft was being inspected by the emergency services. Would love to know what happened!"
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 4.5 hours, then was able to depart for the flight UA-975 to Washington Dulles,DC (USA).
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