flap assymetry

Jetstar Airways Plane Returns to Singapore due to Flaps Asymmetry

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jetstar Airways Plane Returns to Singapore due to Flaps Asymmetry

Jetstar Airways flight JQ-8 had to return and make an emergency landing at Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore, on May 13th. The Boeing 787-800 flying to Melbourne, Australia, had to return due to flaps asymmetry. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Miami

Sunday, November 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Miami

American Airlines flight AA-1089 made an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on November 24th. The Boeing 757-200 plane was flying from Bridgetown, Barbados, when the crew reported a flaps symmetry issue and declared an emergency. The plane landed safely. There were 108 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Download article... »

UTAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Moscow

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
UTAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Moscow

UTAir flight UT-572 made an emergency landing in Moscow, Russia, on October 30th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Krasnojarsk, Russia, was on approach to Moscow when the crew received an asymmetric flaps indication and declared an emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Monday, May 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

American Airlines flight AA-1427 made an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 11th. The Boeing 737-800, flying from Dallas Ft. Worth International Airport, Texas, was on final approach when the crew reported that the flaps are not moving from 25 to 30 degrees. The pilot initiated a go around and 15 minutes later... »

Ryanair Plane Diverts to Brussels due to Asymmetric Flaps

Monday, February 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Plane Diverts to Brussels due to Asymmetric Flaps

Ryanair flight FR-5464 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Brussels Airport, Brussels, Belgium, on February 27. The Boeing 737-800, en-route from Madrid, Spain, to Brussels, Belgium, was on approach to Charleroi Airport when the crew detected asymmetry in the flaps, deciding to divert to Brussels Airport. The plane landed safely. All... »

Virgin Emergency Diversion to Hobart

Thursday, June 16, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Virgin Australia Boeing 737-700 en route from Brisbane to Launceston Where: Hobart When: Jun 16th 2011 Who: 56 passengers Why: On approach to Launceton, the crew noted a flaps asymmetry, and aborted the approach. They burned off fuel, and diverted to Hobart where they made a safe landing. Passengers feared for their lives... »

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