Ryanair UK B738 at Podgorica on Jan 1st 2023, flaps asymmetry

Last Update: January 4, 2023 / 12:49:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair UK

Flight number
RK-1366

Aircraft Registration
G-RUKE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Ryanair UK Boeing 737-800, registration G-RUKE performing flight RK-1366 from Podgorica (Montenegro) to London Stansted,EN (UK), was climbing out of Podgorica when the crew stopped the climb at 9500 feet, declared PAN PAN and decided to divert to Sofia (Bulgaria) due to a flaps asymmetry. The aircraft climbed to FL210 maintaining a relatively low speed (maximum 320 knots over ground), entered a hold near Sofia and landed safely on Sofia's runway 27 about 95 minutes after departure.

A Ryanair Boeing 737-800 registration EI-EVN positioned from Stansted to Sofia, continued the flight as RK-136 and reached Stansted with a delay of about 9.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 12 hours, then positioned to Stansted.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair UK

Flight number
RK-1366

Aircraft Registration
G-RUKE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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