Jet2 757 Returns to Manchester With Door Problem

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A Jet2 scheduled flight operating to Lanzarote, Canary Islands made a precautionary return to Manchester on 27 April 2024 due to a door problem.

Jet2 flight LS891, a Boeing 757-200 operating from Manchester to Lanzarote Airport (ACE) made a precautionary return whilst outbound near Ireland.

Jet2 LS891 Manchester-Lanzarote

The flight was in the cruise at flight level FL340 (34,000 feet) to the south-east of Cork when the decision to return was made. Flight crew reported experiencing an issue with one of the aircraft cabin doors.

The aircraft conducted a descent to FL330 and initiated a period of holding to burn fuel prior to making its return to Manchester Airport (MAN).

Flight data shows that flight LS891 made an initial departure out of Manchester at 1001 local time on 27 April. Scheduled departure time for the service was listed as 0935 local.

The flight then set course normally and climbed to cruising level FL340 for the service to the Canary Islands.

Return to MAN

The decision to return was then made at approximately 1046 local time. A period of holding was then conducted to the west of Manchester upon arrival.

The aircraft conducting the LS891 service was a Boeing 200, registered G-LSAK. This is a 27-year-old aircraft belonging to the carrier Jet2.

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It has seen operational service with the airline since January 2010. Prior to this it operated with American carriers ATA Airlines and American Trans Air.

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