Lufthansa A346 at Shanghai on May 13th 2019, could not retract gear

Last Update: May 14, 2019 / 21:00:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-727

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIHH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-600

ICAO Type Designator
A346

A Lufthansa Airbus A340-600, registration D-AIHH performing flight LH-727 from Shanghai Pudong (China) to Munich (Germany), was climbing out of Pudong's runway 17L when the crew stopped the climb at 2700 meters (about 8900 feet) due to being unable to retract the landing gear. The aircraft subsequently climbed to 3000 meters (about 10,000 feet) to dump fuel and returned to Shanghai for a safe landing on runway 16R about 100 minutes after departure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Shanghai 27 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-727

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIHH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-600

ICAO Type Designator
A346

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