Kalitta B744 enroute on Nov 29th 2021, dropped panel
Last Update: December 7, 2021 / 20:06:44 GMT/Zulu time
A post flight inspection revealed however, that a panel was missing and has caused substantial damage to right hand flaps and a hole in the fuselage.
The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT LANDED AND POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED A MISSING PANEL, TOP PIECES OF THE RIGHT FLAP AND THE CONNECTING ROD WERE DAMAGED PLUS A HOLE IN THE FUSELAGE, MIAMI, FL.", stated the damage was substantial and the occurrence was rated an accident.
The NTSB have opened an investigation into the accident.
The aircraft is still on the ground in Miami 9 days later (standing Dec 7th).
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