XL France A332 at Fort de France on Sep 15th 2018, unsafe gear
Last Update: September 16, 2018 / 19:25:13 GMT/Zulu time
The airport reported the aircraft could not lower the landing gear, emergency services deployed and prepared for a possible (partial) gear up landing. The aircraft remained in a hold near the airport for a long time until the crew was able to solve the issue.
The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Fort de France about 15 hours after landing.
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport currently estimates the aircraft will arrive with a delay of about 20 hours completing the final leg of rotation SE-1670 (CDG-PTP-FDF-CDG) from Fort de France to Paris CDG.
The airline reported the flight from Fort de France to Paris is being delayed due to a technical fault on a hydraulic system on the flight fro Pointe a Pitre to Fort de France, which prompted the captain to apply the operational procedures and tests as required by Airbus. The aircraft landed safely and was towed to the apron.
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