Brussels A319 at Toulouse on Feb 20th 2018, flaps problem
Last Update: February 21, 2018 / 22:10:17 GMT/Zulu time
A passenger reported the crew announced they were having some technical problem and needed to check procedures and do some calculations. The passenger noticed that only the slats were extended, the flaps remained flush with the trailing edges of the wings however. The slats were not retracted after landing.
The aircraft remained on the ground in Toulouse for about 90 minutes, then departed for the return flight, needed to go around at Brussels again landing at a higher than normal speed on second approach. The aircraft remained on the ground in Brussels for 16 hours before returning to service.
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