Fedex B752 at Greensboro on Jun 25th 2021, elevator control anomaly

Last Update: July 4, 2021 / 10:26:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 25, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Flight number
FX-2629

Aircraft Registration
N949FD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A Fedex Federal Express Boeing 757-200 freighter, registration N949FD performing flight FX-2629 from Greensboro,NC to Indianapolis,IN (USA) with 2 crew on board, was climbing out of Greensboro when the crew contacted the wrong departure frequency and requested to continue straight ahead while climbing to 12000 feet, they were working on an issue. THe departure controller coordinated with Greensboro, cleared the flight to continue. The crew advised they probably needed to return to Greensboro and joined a downwind. The crew subsequently decided to return to Greensboro, on approach frequency the crew declared emergency reporting they had an elevator control anomaly. The aircraft joined a visual approach to runway 23L and landed safely about 30 minutes after departure, cancelled the emergency and taxied to the apron.

A replacemnet Boeing 757-200 registration N798FD reached Indianapolis with a delay of about 3 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service 4 days later on Jun 29th 2021.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 25, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Flight number
FX-2629

Aircraft Registration
N949FD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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