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|Local Time Of Day
|Make Model Name
|Operating Under FAR Part
|Trailing Edge Flap
|Flight Crew Air Transport Pilot (ATP)
|Aircraft Equipment Problem Less Severe
On final; crew noticed a split trailing edge flap condition. Received radar vectors from approach after declaring an emergency. Accomplished appropriate checklists; landed uneventfully. Thanks to ATC; the first officer; and the flight attendants for a job well done.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: B737-800 Captain discovers split TE flaps during approach and goes around. After declaring an emergency an uneventful landing ensues.
Narrative: On final; crew noticed a split trailing edge flap condition. Received radar vectors from Approach after declaring an emergency. Accomplished appropriate checklists; landed uneventfully. Thanks to ATC; the First Officer; and the Flight Attendants for a job well done.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of April 2012 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.