Peruvian B735 at Lima on Apr 1st 2017, aileron problems

Last Update: April 2, 2017 / 18:00:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
P9-219

Departure
Lima, Perú

Destination
Cuzco, Perú

Aircraft Registration
OB-2135P

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

A Peruvian Airlines Boeing 737-500, registration OB-2135P performing flight P9-219 from Lima to Cuzco (Peru) with 120 people on board, departed with a delay of about 4 hours. Upon climbing out of Lima's runway 15 the crew reported problems with the ailerons, stopped the climb at about 8000 feet and descended the aircraft to 4000 feet and entered a hold while the crew was working the related checklists. The aircraft positioned for an approach to runway 15 and landed safely at normal speeds about 35 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 3 hours, then departed again and reached Cuzco with a total delay of about 8 hours.

The airline confirmed there was a problem with the ailerons, small plates that permit to initiate turns of the aircraft.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
P9-219

Departure
Lima, Perú

Destination
Cuzco, Perú

Aircraft Registration
OB-2135P

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

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