Jet2 B733 at Edinburgh on Jul 2nd 2012, could not retract flaps after departure

Last Update: July 2, 2012 / 14:23:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 2, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-717

Aircraft Registration
G-CELY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A Jet2.com Boeing 737-300, registration G-CELY performing flight LS-717 from Edinburgh,SC (UK) to Palma Mallorca,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Edinburgh's runway 06 when the crew stopped the climb at 6000 feet reporting they could not fully retract the flaps and entered a holding to troubleshoot the issue and subsequently to burn off fuel at FL080. The aircraft returned to Edinburgh for a safe landing on Edinburgh's runway 06 about 110 minutes after departure.

The flight is currently estimated to reach Palma with a delay of more than 5.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 2, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-717

Aircraft Registration
G-CELY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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