Jetblue A321 at Fort Lauderdale on Oct 18th 2018, unsafe gear

Last Update: October 19, 2018 / 22:25:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jetblue

Flight number
B6-1701

Aircraft Registration
N997JL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Jetblue Airbus A321-200, registration N997JL performing flight B6-1701 from New York JFK,NY to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA) with 186 passengers and 6 crew, was on final approach to Fort Lauderdale's runway 10L when the crew initiated a go around and requested to enter a hold to work on an issue. While in the hold the crew declared emergency reporting they had no indication the left main gear was down and locked and couldn't work out whether this was an indication problem or the gear really wasn't down, they were still troubleshooting. The crew subsequently requested to perform the approach advising they would shut down on the runway. The aircraft landed on runway 10L about 45 minutes after the go around, smoke was reported from the left landing gear. The aircraft stopped on the runway and was shut down. Subsequently the aircraft was towed to the apron where the passengers disembarked normally.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for repairs for about 21 hours then returned to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N997JL
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-231
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A321
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jetblue

Flight number
B6-1701

Aircraft Registration
N997JL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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