Iberia A333 at Johannesburg on Apr 24th 2019, could not fully retract landing gear

Last Update: April 25, 2019 / 21:59:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6058

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-LUX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Iberia Airbus A330-300, registration EC-LUX performing flight IB-6058 from Johannesburg (South Africa) to Madrid,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Johannesburg's runway 03L when the crew did receive a gear disagree indication after selecting the gear up, the nose gear did not reach its uplock position. The crew levelled off at FL110, returned to Johannesburg and landed safely back on Johannesburg's runway 03L about 45 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2 hours, then was able to depart again and reached Madrid with a delay of about 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6058

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-LUX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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