Azul E195 at Porto Alegre on Jan 19th 2015, asymmetric flaps

Last Update: January 20, 2015 / 18:53:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 19, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-4111

Aircraft Registration
PR-AYG

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195

ICAO Type Designator
E195

An Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195, registration PR-AYG performing flight AD-4111 from Belo Horizonte,MG to Porto Alegre,RS (Brazil) with 113 passengers and 5 crew, was on approach to Porto Alegre's Salgado Filho International Airport (runway length 2280 meters/7480 feet) but aborted the approach due to problems with the right hand flaps. The crew subsequently decided to divert to Porto Alegre's Canoas Airbase (runway length 2750 meters/9020 feet). The aircraft landed safely at Canoas Airbase at a higher than normal speed.

The airline reported the crew diverted the aircraft due to a technical problem. The passengers were bussed to the International Airport, about 20km from Canoas Airbase.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 19, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-4111

Aircraft Registration
PR-AYG

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195

ICAO Type Designator
E195

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