S7 B763 at Irkutsk on Aug 30th 2013, flaps asymmetry

Last Update: September 2, 2013 / 20:58:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-778

Destination
Irkutsk, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BBI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A S7 Sibir Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration VQ-BBI performing flight S7-778 (dep Aug 29th) from Moscow Domodedovo to Irkutsk (Russia) with 245 passengers and 10 crew, was on approach to Irkutsk when the crew selected the flaps from 1 to 5 degrees but received a trailing edge flaps asymmetry indication. The crew stopped the descent at 1500 meters and entered a hold for about 20 minutes while working the checklists, then performed a safe landing on runway 12 at a higher than normal speed.

Rosaviatsia reported the asymmetry problem was resolved after completely retracting the flaps.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S7-778

Destination
Irkutsk, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BBI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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