Virgin Australia B738 at Coolangatta and Sydney on Apr 27th 2022, control problems
Last Update: May 13, 2022 / 18:39:43 GMT/Zulu time
The Australien ATSB reported during initial climb as well as during the approach the crew experienced uncommanded roll to the right. Cabin crew reported abnormal noise during the climb. The ATSB wrote: "The engineering inspection revealed the outboard left flap was skewed to the right. The inspection also found damage to the hardware associated with the flap’s operation, including the inboard program roller and support which had fractured and departed the aircraft."
The occurrence was rated a serious incident, a short investigation (Estimated to conclude in 3rd Quarter 2022) was opened.
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