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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Published: 11 August 2016
Date of occurrence: 16 February 2016