AAIB investigation to Airbus A320-214, G-EZTZ

Early flap retraction after takeoff from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, 16 February 2016


After lift-off, the commander retracted the flap instead of the landing gear. Realising his mistake, he immediately returned the flap lever to its previous position and the aircraft continued to climb without further incident.

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Airbus A320-214, G-EZTZ 08-16

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Published 11 August 2016