SAS A343 at Copenhagen on May 12th 2019, could not fully retract landing gear

Last Update: May 15, 2019 / 21:16:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SK-997

Aircraft Registration
LN-RKG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

A SAS Scandinavian Airlines Airbus A340-300, registration LN-RKG performing flight SK-997 from Copenhagen (Denmark) to Shanghai Pudong (China) with 220 passengers and 12 crew, was climbing out of Copenhagen's runway 04R when the crew stopped the climb at FL200 due to a problem with the landing gear. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to Copenhagen for a safe landing on runway 04L about 80 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
LN-RKG
Country of Registration
Norway
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Airbus
Aircraft Model / Type
A340-313
ICAO Aircraft Type
A343
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SK-997

Aircraft Registration
LN-RKG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

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