Emirates A388 at Nice on Aug 18th 2023, slat damage
Last Update: August 23, 2023 / 18:47:34 GMT/Zulu time
A post flight inspection revealed damage to at least one of the right hand slats, that needed to be replaced.
The aircraft is still on the ground in Nice about 78 hours (3 days 6 hours) after landing.
On Aug 23rd 2023 the French BEA reported that the crew was selecting CONF 1 (extending first stage of slats and flaps) when the crew heard an unusual noise and felt vibrations. The aircraft continued for a landing without further incident. A post flight examination revealed damage to the #2 slat of the right hand wing, which had sustained substantial damage. The occurrence was rated an accident and is being investigated by the French BEA.
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