Flydubai B738 at Istanbul on Apr 5th 2018, flaps problem

Last Update: April 6, 2018 / 21:03:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 5, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-751

Aircraft Registration
A6-FDV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Flydubai Boeing 737-800, registration A6-FDV performing flight FZ-751 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (Turkey), was on approach to Sabiha Gokcen's runway 06 when the crew stopped the approach at 3000 feet due to a problem with the flaps, climbed to 5000 feet and entered a hold. The aircraft remained in the hold for about 40 minutes, then positioned for another approach and landed safely on runway 06 at a higher than normal speed about 50 minutes after the go around.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 16 hours, then departed for the return flight FZ-752 and reached Dubai with a delay of 15.5 hours. The aircraft is still on the ground in Dubai 7 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 5, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-751

Aircraft Registration
A6-FDV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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