British Airways A388 at London on Feb 8th 2019, could not fully retract flaps

Last Update: February 9, 2019 / 18:19:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-27

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
G-XLEA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A British Airways Airbus A380-800, registration G-XLEA performing flight BA-27 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Hong Kong (China), was climbing out of Heathrow's runway 27R when the crew stopped the climb at FL120 due to a problem with the flaps. The aircraft descended to FL100, dumped fuel and returned to London Heathrow for a safe landing on runway 27R at a normal speed 3 hours after departure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 16 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-27

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
G-XLEA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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