SkyUp B737 at Kiev on Jan 24th 2022, rejected takeoff twice due to speedbrakes not arming

Last Update: February 15, 2022 / 17:25:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SQP-591

Departure
Kiev, Ukraine

Destination
Lodz, Poland

Aircraft Registration
UR-SQD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A SkyUp Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration UR-SQD performing flight SQP-591 from Kiev (Ukraine) to Lodz (Poland), was accelerating for takeoff from Kiev's runway 36R when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed (about 45 KIAS) due to an indication "Speed Brake do not arm". The aircraft slowed safely and vacated the runway, the indication disappeared.

The crew worked the related checklists, returned to the holding point and attempted another takeoff, however, needed to reject again due to the same indication, this time at about 65 KIAS. The aircraft subsequently returned to the apron.

The Ukrainien NBAAI reported maintenance carried out analysis, deferred two defects according to minimum equipment list requirements and released the aircraft to perform the flight.

About 70 minutes after the second rejected takeoff the aircraft departed and reached Lodz with a delay of about 90 minutes.

The NBAAI continued that maintenance continued analysis on Jan 25th detecting and fixing a fault in the speed brake autostow shields (dampening system).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SQP-591

Departure
Kiev, Ukraine

Destination
Lodz, Poland

Aircraft Registration
UR-SQD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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