American B738 at Merida on Apr 1st 2023, flaps problems on approach

Last Update: April 3, 2023 / 09:32:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2929

Destination
Merida, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
N309PC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N309PC performing flight AA-2929 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to Merida (Mexico), was on approach to Merida's runway 10 when the crew advised they had a system malfunction and needed to go around. The aircraft climbed back up to 11,000 feet, entered a hold, and after running their checklists the crew advised they had a flaps problem and declared emergency. The aircraft landed on Merida's runway 10 at a higher than normal speed (about 160 knots over ground) about 37 minutes after the go around.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Merida about 35 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N309PC
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-800
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2929

Destination
Merida, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
N309PC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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