Europa B738 at Lisbon and Madrid on Dec 9th 2022, flaps problem

Last Update: December 10, 2022 / 20:08:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Europa

Flight number
UX-1155

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
EC-LUT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Air Europa Boeing 737-800, registration EC-LUT performing flight UX-1155 from Madrid,SP (Spain) to Lisbon (Portugal), was on final approach to Lisbon's runway 20 when the crew initiated a go around from about 1500 feet MSL due to a problem with the flaps. The aircraft entered a hold at FL070 for about 20 minutes, then climbed to FL200 and returned to Madrid for a safe landing on runway 32L about 85 minutes after the go around and about 2:15 hours after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 25 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Europa

Flight number
UX-1155

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
EC-LUT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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