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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166208
Last updated: 2 October 2019
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Time:c. 07:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic RJ85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro RJ85
Registration: EI-RJI
C/n / msn: E2346
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near London City Airport (LCY/EGLC) -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London City Airport (LCY/EGLC)
Destination airport:Florence-Peretola Airport (FLR/LIRQ)
A Cityjet RJ85, operating flight WX 281 to Florence, returned to London City Airport (LCY) after a cover/fairing of the flap operating mechanism on the left hand wing became partially detached.
Flight 281 took off from runway 27 at 07:38 local time. The flight climbed to 3400 feet and turned back while over Maidstone. A safe landing was carried out at 08:27.



Photo of EI-RJI courtesy

Dublin (EIDW / DUB)
24 March 2019; (c) Fergal Goodman

Revision history:

15-May-2014 10:44 harro Added
15-May-2014 10:51 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Embed code, Narrative]
15-May-2014 12:55 harro Updated [Embed code]
16-May-2014 04:01 AT Updated [Narrative]

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