Croatia DH8D at Brussels on Feb 22nd 2018, unsafe gear

Last Update: February 23, 2018 / 21:48:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OU-4456

Aircraft Registration
9A-CQF

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Croatia Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration 9A-CQF performing flight OU-4456 from Zagreb (Croatia) to Brussels (Belgium) with 58 people on board, was on final approach to Brussels' runway 07L when the crew went around due to an unsafe nose gear indication. The aircraft climbed to 4000 feet and entered a hold while the crew worked the related checklists and resolved the issue. The aircraft positioned for another approach to runway 07L and landed safely about 30 minutes after the go around.

The return flight was cancelled.

The airline reported the crew received an unsafe gear indication and successfully performed an alternate gear extension. The aircraft has been taken out of service for technical assessment.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 21 hours, then positioned back to Zagreb as flight OU-7457, but has not yet returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OU-4456

Aircraft Registration
9A-CQF

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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