Aeroflot A320 at Budapest on Mar 30th 2019, unsafe gear

Last Update: April 1, 2019 / 22:14:22 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 30, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-2030

Aircraft Registration
VP-BLL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aeroflot Airbus A320-200, registration VP-BLL performing flight SU-2030 from Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) to Budapest (Hungary), was on final approach to Budapest's runway 31R when the crew initiated a go around due to an unsafe gear indication. The crew worked the related checklists and managed to extend and lock the gear in the third attempt. The aircraft subsequently positioned for another approach to runway 31R and landed safely.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Budapest for about 14.5 hours, then positioned to Moscow Sheremetyevo at FL250 and a maximum of 380 knots over ground. The aircraft remained another 14 hours on the ground in Moscow before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 30, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-2030

Aircraft Registration
VP-BLL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 2 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber? Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 5375 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 5375 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways