United B739 at Denver on Mar 30th 2021, flaps problem

Last Update: March 30, 2021 / 22:18:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 30, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1260

Aircraft Registration
N37466

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

Airport ICAO Code
KDEN

An United Boeing 737-900, registration N37466 performing flight UA-1260 from Las Vegas,NV to Denver,CO (USA), was on final approach to runway 34R when the crew went around early. The aircraft climbed to 8000 feet, the crew declared emergency and subsequently reported a flaps issue, they could not extend their flaps into the landing position. When requested to climb to 11,000 feet the crew advised "with that much stuff we have out we'd rather not go back into the ice" and remained on 8000 feet MSL. The aircraft landed safely on runway 34L at a higher than normal speed (about 190 knots over ground) about 30 minutes after the go around.



Metars:
KDEN 302153Z VRB05KT 10SM SCT040 BKN065 BKN200 03/M07 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP176 T00331067=
KDEN 302053Z 12009KT 10SM FEW025 BKN035 BKN065 02/M06 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP173 T00221056 58005=
KDEN 301953Z VRB04KT 10SM SCT022 BKN030 BKN040 02/M04 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP181 T00171044=
KDEN 301853Z 10011KT 10SM SCT065 SCT095 00/M06 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP183 T00001056=
KDEN 301753Z 15016KT 10SM FEW025 SCT065 BKN100 M01/M06 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP185 60004 T10111061 11011 21044 50003=
KDEN 301653Z 15014KT 10SM FEW025 SCT065 BKN110 M02/M06 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP190 T10221061=
KDEN 301553Z 16013KT 10SM SCT025 BKN065 BKN090 M03/M06 A3003 RMK AO2 SNE32 SLP184 P0000 T10331061=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 30, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1260

Aircraft Registration
N37466

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

Airport ICAO Code
KDEN

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