Aeroflot B738 at Krasnodar on Mar 28th 2021, flaps problems

Last Update: March 29, 2021 / 10:46:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 28, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-1104

Aircraft Registration
VP-BZB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Aeroflot Boeing 737-800, registration VP-BZB performing flight SU-1104 from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Krasnodar (Russia) with 149 people on board, was on approach to Krasnodar's runway 23L when the crew stopped the descent at 3000 feet and entered a hold for about one hour reporting problems with the flaps. The aircraft subsequently landed safely at a higher than normal speed (touchdown at about 176 knots over ground) on runway 23L.

On Mar 29th 2021 Rosaviatsia reported the crew attempted to deploy slats and flaps at about 4000 feet, the flaps and slats remained retracted however. The crew entered a hold to work the related checklists, deployed the slats via the backup, the flaps however remained retracted. The aircraft landed at a higher than normal speed. The aircraft vacated the runway and stopped on the taxiway, passengers vacated onto the taxiway and were bussed to the terminal.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 28, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-1104

Aircraft Registration
VP-BZB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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