Azul AT72 at Sao Paulo on Jun 2nd 2021, left flaps at 0, right flaps at 15 degrees

Last Update: June 10, 2021 / 19:11:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-4316

Aircraft Registration
PR-AQE

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

An Azul Linhas Aereas Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration PR-AQE performing flight AD-4316 from Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP to Uberlandia,MG (Brazil) with 70 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Viracopos' runway 33 when the crew retracted the flaps however received a message "FLAPS RH JAMMED", the left hand flaps indicated position 0 degrees, the right hand flaps indicated position 15 degrees. The crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet, worked the related checklists and returned to Viracopos' runway 33 for a safe landing about 25 minutes after departure.

Brazil's CENIPA reported the aircraft suffered no damage. The occurrence was rated an incident.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-4316

Aircraft Registration
PR-AQE

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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