Aer Lingus Airbus A330-200 Performing Flight 137 Suffers Flap Failure and Returns To Dublin Ireland Airport

by Aviation News Reporter on March 11, 2013


Dublin, Ireland – An Aer Lingus Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration EI-LAX performing flight 137 from Dublin Ireland to Boston USA was climbing out of Dublin’s runway when the crew stopped the climb at 10,000 ft. and entered a holding pattern for about 40 minutes before returning to Dublin for a safe landing.

Aer Lingus Airbus A330-200 performing flight EI-137The aircraft was in the air for a total of 70 minutes.

The flight was ultimately cancelled.

A passenger said the captain announced the flaps were not able to be retracted.

The airline confirmed a technical problem and the passengers were put onto other flights.

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