El Al B738 at Tel Aviv on Nov 15th 2018, gear problem

Last Update: November 16, 2018 / 22:24:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 15, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
El Al

Flight number
LY-5425

Aircraft Registration
4X-EKI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An El Al Boeing 737-800, registration 4X-EKI performing flight LY-5425 from Tel Aviv (Israel) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 190 people on board, was climbing out of Tel Aviv's runway 26 when the crew stopped the climb at FL260 reporting a problem with the gear. The aircraft descended to FL050 and entered a hold to burn off fuel. A helicopter was dispatched to inspect the landing gear, the emergency response was downgraded thereafter. The aircraft landed safely back on Tel Aviv's runway 12 about 2:15 hours after departure.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration 4X-EAL reached Amsterdam with a delay of 5:45 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 15, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
El Al

Flight number
LY-5425

Aircraft Registration
4X-EKI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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