Lufthansa A388 at Frankfurt on Apr 8th 2015, could not retract flaps

Last Update: April 8, 2015 / 22:05:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 8, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-462

Aircraft Registration
D-AIME

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Lufthansa Airbus A380-800, registration D-AIME performing flight LH-462 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Miami,FL (USA) with 366 passengers, was climbing out of Frankfurt's runway 25C when the crew stopped the climb at FL100 reporting they could not retract the slats/flaps. The aircraft entered a hold at FL100, then FL140 and FL150 before returning to Frankfurt for a safe landing on runway 25C about 80 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A380-800 registration D-AIMC is estimated to reach Miami with a delay of 5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 8, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-462

Aircraft Registration
D-AIME

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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