Ryanair B738 at Bremen on Aug 21st 2014, flaps failure

Last Update: August 22, 2014 / 19:43:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 21, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-3783

Destination
Bremen, Germany

Aircraft Registration
EI-DHY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-DHY performing flight FR-3783 from Palma Mallorca,SP (Spain) to Bremen (Germany) with 172 passengers and 6 crew, was on approach to Bremen (maximum runway length 2,040 meters/6,700 feet) when the crew stopped the descent at FL060 due to problems with the flaps and entered a hold. The crew subsequently decided to divert to Hanover (Germany), maximum runway length 3800 meters/12,470 feet, and prepared for a flaps up landing. The aircraft touched down on Hanover's runway 27R at a speed of 192 knots over ground about 40 minutes after aborting the approach to Bremen and rolled out safely, emergency services cooled the brakes.

The passengers were bussed to Bremen and arrived at their destination 4 hours behind schedule.

A passenger reported the crew announced some technical problem, they were diverting to Hanover for the longer runway available there. The landing in Hanover felt hard but okay, emergency services checked and cooled the brakes after roll out.

Metars Hanover:
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EDDV 212020Z 22005KT CAVOK 13/09 Q1014 NOSIG
EDDV 211950Z 20005KT CAVOK 14/08 Q1014 NOSIG
EDDV 211920Z 20006KT CAVOK 14/08 Q1014 NOSIG
EDDV 211850Z 20005KT CAVOK 14/08 Q1014 NOSIG
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-DHY
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
THE BOEING COMPANY
Aircraft Model / Type
BOEING 737-8AS
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 21, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-3783

Destination
Bremen, Germany

Aircraft Registration
EI-DHY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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