Bridge Cargo B748 at Liege on Oct 21st 2021, slat problem

Last Update: October 23, 2021 / 10:42:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RU-290

Aircraft Registration
VP-BJS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

An Air Bridge Cargo Boeing 747-8 freighter, registration VP-BJS performing flight RU-290 from Liege (Belgium) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia), was climbing out of Liege's runway 23L when the crew observed problems with the slats and levelled off at FL170. The crew decided to divert to Leipzig (Germany) where the aircraft landed safely about one hour after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Leipzig for about 26.5 hours before continuing to Moscow.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RU-290

Aircraft Registration
VP-BJS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

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