Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Ryanair B738 scraps tail on take-off from Malta IAP

A Ryanair B737-800 (EI-DWP), performing flight FR3883 from Malta IAP to Luton (U.K.), departed Luqa airport's RWY 13 when upon rotation for take-off the crew received indication the tail of the aircraft had contacted the runway surface. The crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet and returned to Malta for a safe landing on RWY 13 about 35 minutes after departure. The flight to Luton will be operated by another Ryanair aircraft. (9-Apr-2013)