LOT B788 at Warsaw on Feb 18th 2022, slat problem

Last Update: February 18, 2022 / 17:57:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 18, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LO-6505

Destination
Cancun, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
SP-LRG

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787-8, registration SP-LRG performing flight LO-6505 from Warsaw (Poland) to Cancun (Mexico), was climbing out of Warsaw's runway 29 when the crew requested to level off at FL080 to troubleshoot a problem. ATC subsequently asked whether the crew would be able to climb to FL140, the crew affirmed and climbed the aircraft to FL140 in the following reporting they had a problem with the slats and needed to return. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to Warsaw for a safe landing on runway 33 about 70 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 787-8 registration SP-LRB is estimated to reach Cancun with a delay of about 4 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 8 hours, then returned to service.

The occurrence aircraft had suffered a similiar occurrence in January, see Incident: LOT B788 at Warsaw on Jan 12th 2022, flaps problem on departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 18, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LO-6505

Destination
Cancun, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
SP-LRG

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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