Delta MD90 at Philadelphia on Oct 12th 2019, could not retract the nose gear

Last Update: October 12, 2019 / 21:38:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-776

Aircraft Registration
N934DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90, registration N934DN performing flight DL-776 from Philadelphia,PA to Atlanta,GA (USA), was climbing out of Philadelphia's runway 27L when upon contacting departure the crew advsed they could not retract their nose gear and needed to proceed at a lower speed (210 KIAS). Departure, who had already cleared the flight to 12,000 feet, now instructed the aircraft to climb to 5000 feet. The aircraft entered a hold to burn off fuel and landed safely back on Philadelphia's runway 27L about one hour after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 5.5 hours, then departed again and is currently estimated to reach Atlanta with a delay of about 6.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-776

Aircraft Registration
N934DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

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