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United inflight slat damage - diversion

Old 21st Feb 2024, 12:46
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United inflight slat damage - diversion

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Old 21st Feb 2024, 19:52
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The wing under the slats looks damaged too. So some sort of FOD might be the cause.
No real dangerous. Most B-17 crews in WW2 would have been glad to return with so much aircraft intact.
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Old 21st Feb 2024, 20:04
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It looks like the slats had been retracted when they were packed with snow or ice,
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