Corendon B738 at Istanbul on Nov 16th 2012, unsafe gear after departure

Last Update: November 16, 2012 / 16:36:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 16, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
IA-224

Destination
Baghdad, Iraq

Aircraft Registration
TC-TJI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Corendon Airlines Boeing 737-800 on behalf of Iraqi Airways, registration TC-TJI performing flight IA-224 from Istanbul Ataturk (Turkey) to Baghdad (Iraq), was climbing out of Ataturk Airport's runway 35R when the crew reported the nose gear did not indicate fully retracted, stopped the climb at 8000 feet, burned off fuel and returned to Ataturk Airport for a safe landing about 110 minutes after departure.

The aircraft was able to depart again after 80 minutes on the ground and reached Baghdad with a delay of about 3.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 16, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
IA-224

Destination
Baghdad, Iraq

Aircraft Registration
TC-TJI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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