Rossiya B744 at St. Petersburg on Aug 15th 2020, could not retract landing gear

Last Update: August 15, 2020 / 20:17:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Rossiya

Flight number
FV-5663

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
EI-XLF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Rossiya Boeing 747-400, registration EI-XLF performing flight FV-5663 from St. Petersburg (Russia) to Antalya (Turkey) with 408 passengers and 13 crew, was climbing out of Pulkovo Airport's runway 28L when the crew could not retract the landing gear. The aircraft stopped the climb at FL090 and returned to St. Petersburg for a safe landing on runway 28L about 25 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 747-400 registration EI-XLC reached Antalya with a delay of about 8 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 8 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-XLF
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
BOEING 747-446
ICAO Aircraft Type
B744
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Rossiya

Flight number
FV-5663

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
EI-XLF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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