Cargolux B748 at Novosibirsk on Dec 4th 2020, gear problem on departure

Last Update: December 4, 2020 / 11:26:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 4, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargolux

Flight number
CV-9745

Destination
Zhengzhou, China

Aircraft Registration
LX-VCN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

A Cargolux Boeing 747-8, registration LX-VCN performing flight CV-9745 from Novosibirsk (Russia) to Zhengzhou (China) with 4 crew, was climbing out of Novosibirsk's runway 25 when the crew stopped the climb at 8000 feet due to a problem with the landing gear. The aircraft returned to Novosibirsk, dumped fuel and landed safely on runway 25 about 45 minutes after departure.

The aircraft had suffered the same problem about 11.5 hours earler, see Incident: Cargolux B748 at Novosibirsk on Dec 3rd 2020, gear problem on departure.

On Dec 4th 2020 Westsiberia's Transport Investigation Department reported a sensor indicated the right main gear could not be retracted, the same problem had occurred the previous day, therefore the department dispatched an investigation team on site to check the circumstances of the occurrences and establish whether violations of safety regulations have occurred.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 4, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cargolux

Flight number
CV-9745

Destination
Zhengzhou, China

Aircraft Registration
LX-VCN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

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