Flydubai B738 at Bucharest on Dec 30th 2019, slat problem

Last Update: January 1, 2020 / 17:39:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 30, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-1796

Aircraft Registration
A6-FGE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Flydubai Boeing 737-800, registration A6-FGE performing flight FZ-1796 from Bucharest Otopeni (Romania) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), was climbing out of Bucharest's runway 26R when the crew requested to level off at FL150 to work on a flight controls issue with the slats. The crew subsequently requested to return to Bucharest, no assistance was needed. The aircraft landed safely on Bucharest's runway 26L about 35 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 21 hours, departed again and needed to return a second time for the same reason, see Incident: Flydubai B738 at Bucharest on Dec 31st 2019, slat problem
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 30, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-1796

Aircraft Registration
A6-FGE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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