Sriwijaya B738 at Dili on Jan 7th 2019, flaps problem
Last Update: January 7, 2019 / 22:03:59 GMT/Zulu time
A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PK-CMJ reached Dili with a delay of 3.5 hours.
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Makassar for about 15 hours before returning to service.
East Timor's AACTL (Civil Aviation Authority) reported that a flaps problem required a longer runway than was available at Dili prompting the diversion. Dili's runway is 1850 meters/6060 feet long, Makassar features a runway of 3500 meters/11500 feet.
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