Aeroflot B738 at Orenburg on May 7th 2021, flaps problem

Last Update: May 7, 2021 / 09:01:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-1245

Aircraft Registration
VP-BRF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Aeroflot Boeing 737-800, registration VP-BRF performing flight SU-1245 from Orenburg to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) with 68 people on board, was climbing out of Orenburg's runway 08 when the crew stopped the climb at FL190 due to problems with the flaps. The aircraft returned to Orenburg for a safe landing on runway 08 about 45 minutes after departure.

Ural's Transport Prosecution Office reported a flap malfunction sensor was triggered.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-1245

Aircraft Registration
VP-BRF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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