Saudia B789 at Manchester on Jul 20th 2017, flaps problem

Last Update: July 20, 2017 / 19:57:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SV-123

Aircraft Registration
HZ-ARC

ICAO Type Designator
B789

A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 787-900, registration HZ-ARC performing flight SV-123 from Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) to Manchester,EN (UK), was on approach to Manchester when the crew reported problems with the flaps and entered a hold for about 4 hours. The aircraft landed safely on Manchester's runway 23L at a higher than normal speed (about 162 knots over ground).

The airline confirmed the aircraft suffered problems with the flaps, the crew burned off fuel prior to landing.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Manchester about 8 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SV-123

Aircraft Registration
HZ-ARC

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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