THY B739 at Ankara on Mar 15th 2022, unusual observation on flap track fairing

Last Update: March 16, 2022 / 09:02:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-2111

Destination
Istanbul, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-JYI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration TC-JYI performing flight TK-2111 from Ankara to Istanbul (Turkey), was climbing out of Ankara when the crew stopped the climb at FL260 and returned to Ankara after observations of parts of the bulb seal blowing around were made on the left hand inboard flap track fairing reminding passengers of small flames out of the fairing. The aircraft landed safely back about 30 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Ankara about 29 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-2111

Destination
Istanbul, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-JYI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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