Lufthansa A343 at Cape Town on Aug 10th 2017, could not fully retract landing gear
Last Update: August 12, 2017 / 20:13:08 GMT/Zulu time
The aircraft was repaired and was able to depart again after about 2:20 hours on the ground and reached Frankfurt with a delay of 3:20 hours.
A passenger reported the captain announced a gear problem after departure, the aircraft dumped fuel and returned to Cape Town. Maintenance repaired the aircraft and they departed again.
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