Helvetic E290 at Zurich on Nov 24th 2019, could not retract gear

Last Update: November 29, 2019 / 22:49:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Helvetic

Flight number
LX-2254

Aircraft Registration
HB-AZA

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190-E2

ICAO Type Designator
E290

A Helvetic Embraer ERJ-190-E2, registration HB-AZA performing flight LX-2254 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Budapest (Hungary), was climbing out of Zurich's runway 28 when the crew stopped the climb at about 7000 feet advising, they were unable to retract their landing gear, the system was somehow blocked, they were not sure the gear was still locked for the return landing. Emergency services deployed for the return to runway 14. The aircraft landed safely on runway 14, emergency services did not need to intervene.

The occurrence aircraft, that had joined Helvetic end of October 2019, returned to service about 46 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-AZA
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
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Manufacturer
EMBRAER S.A.
Aircraft Model / Type
ERJ 190-300
ICAO Aircraft Type
E290
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
Main Owner
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Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Helvetic

Flight number
LX-2254

Aircraft Registration
HB-AZA

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190-E2

ICAO Type Designator
E290

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