Emirates Airlines Boeing 777-300 landed with flaps up on runway 05 at Hamburg Airport at higher speed than normal. The airplane was making a flight EK-61 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, but at approach to runway of Hamburg Airport at height about 2800 feet, the crew found that there is problem with the flaps and initiated a go around. The airplane returned on 4000 feet and crew prepared for a flaps up landing. After 30 minutes the airplane positioned for another approach to runway 05 and laded with flaps up at higher speed. Fortunately, Emirates Airlines Boeing 777-300 succeed to land safely despite of 190 knots higher than usual speed. There were no injured people during the incident.
The Emirates Airlines Boeing 777-300 was able to depart for the return flight EK-62 about 2 hours after landing, as the problem was fixed and passed safety inspection.
The landing runway 05 at Hamburg Airport was also reduced length to 2900 m for this landing. It is a single runway airport at Hamburg so any disabled aircraft would have closed the airport at peak time for some hours.
Boeing 777-300 is long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliner. It is the world’s largest twinjet and has a typical seating capacity for 314 to 451 passengers, with a range of 5,235 to 9,500 nautical miles. The airliner has overall length of 73.90 m and wingspan 60.90 m. Boeing 777-300 has two engines 92,000/93,700 lbf (409 kN/418 kN) GE90-92B/-94B and typical cruising speed is 482 knots.