Lufthansa A333 at Bangalore on Nov 5th 2020, gear problem on departure
Last Update: November 9, 2020 / 11:24:08 GMT/Zulu time
The airline reported a technical malfunction prompted the return to Bangalore.
Emergency services reported they were alerted for a nose gear issue with the aircraft.
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Bangalore for about 51.5 hours after landing back, then on Nov 7th 2020 positioned back to Frankfurt/Main as flight LH-9925. The aircraft is now still on the ground in Frankfurt about 44 hours after landing in Frankfurt (and about 106 hours after landing back in Bangalore).
On Nov 9th 2020 The Aviation Herald received information, that the left main gear leg suffered a failure of the lengthening mechanism due to the fracture of a link. A temporary fix was put into place.
This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
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