Jetstar A320 at Sydney on Aug 1st 2019, landing gear trouble after departure
Last Update: August 5, 2019 / 14:09:24 GMT/Zulu time
Emergency services the metallic debris looked like a "locking pin".
The airline reported the aircraft was unable to retract the landing gear.
A replacement A320-200 registration VH-VQL reached Coolangatta with a delay of 3:45 hours.
On Aug 5th 2019 the ATSB reported the left main gear torque damper pin sheared, the gear could not be retracted. The pin was found on the runway. After return to Sydney a post flight inspection revealed three hydraulic lines were damaged. The occurrence was rated an incident, a short investigation estimated to conclude in 4th quarter 2019 has been opened.
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