Norwegian B738 at Sarajevo and Belgrade on May 17th 2019, flaps fault

Last Update: May 20, 2019 / 22:08:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Norwegian

Flight number
DY-4343

Aircraft Registration
LN-NIA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Norwegian Boeing 737-800, registration LN-NIA performing flight DY-4343 from Stockholm (Sweden) to Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), was descending towards Sarajevo when the crew aborted the approach at FL140 due to a problem with the flaps. The crew decided to divert to Belgrade (Sserbia) where the aircraft landed safely on runway 30 at a higher than normal speed (193 knots over ground) about 40 minutes after the aborted descent to Sarajevo.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Belgrade for about 5 hours, then positioned back to Stockholm, remained on the ground in Stockholm for another 7.5 hours, then returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Norwegian

Flight number
DY-4343

Aircraft Registration
LN-NIA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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