Jet2.com B752 at Leeds on Oct 24th 2015, slats failure

Last Update: October 26, 2015 / 22:40:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-476

Aircraft Registration
G-LSAK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A Jet2.com Boeing 757-200, registration G-LSAK performing flight LS-476 from Dalaman (Turkey) to Leeds,EN (UK), was on approach to Leeds (runway length 2250 meters/7400 feet) when the crew aborted the descent at about 4000 feet reporting problems with the slats. After working the checklists the crew decided to divert to Manchester,EN (UK), runway length 3050 meters/10000 feet, climbed to FL060 and landed safely on Manchester's runway 23R at a rather normal landing speed.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Manchester for about 6.5 hours, then positioned to Leeds and resumed service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-476

Aircraft Registration
G-LSAK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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