LGW DH8D at Zagreb on Oct 16th 2018, unsafe gear

Last Update: October 16, 2018 / 22:01:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 16, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EW-9900

Destination
Zagreb, Croatia

Aircraft Registration
D-ABQA

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of Eurowings, registration D-ABQA performing flight EW-9900 from Dusseldorf (Germany) to Zagreb (Croatia) with 56 people on board, was on final approach to Zagreb's runway 05 when the crew went around due to an unsafe gear indication. After working the checklists the crew declared emergency and decided to divert to Vienna, the aircraft climbed to FL100 for the diversion. The aircraft landed safely on Vienna's runway 11 about 45 minutes after the decision to divert and about 70 minutes after the go around.

The airline reported a sensor indicated a problem with the landing gear, the crew decided to divert to Vienna as a precaution, where the aircraft landed safely and without any problem. The aircraft is being examined.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Vienna 13 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 16, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EW-9900

Destination
Zagreb, Croatia

Aircraft Registration
D-ABQA

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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