Azul A339 at Brussels on Apr 6th 2021, flaps problem

Last Update: April 6, 2021 / 21:02:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 6, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-9997

Aircraft Registration
PR-ANX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-900

ICAO Type Designator
A339

An Azul Linhas Aereas Airbus A330-900N, registration PR-ANX performing flight AD-9997 from Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP (Brazil) to Brussels (Belgium) with 7 crew and no passengers on board, was on final approach to Brussels' runway 25R when the crew went around from about 2100 feet MSL advising they had a flaps problem, a flaps logic problem, the flaps had locked. The crew went around, climbed to 4000 feet and entered a hold to work the checklists. The crew advised they would need assistance on the ground, they'd land at a higher than normal speed. The aircraft landed safely on runway 25R at a higher than normal speed about 35 minutes after the go around.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 6, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-9997

Aircraft Registration
PR-ANX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-900

ICAO Type Designator
A339

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