Delta B764 at New York on Jan 12th 2021, gear problems after departure

Last Update: January 17, 2021 / 22:53:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 12, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-765

Aircraft Registration
N831MH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-400, registration N831MH performing flight DL-765 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Salt Lake City,UT (USA) with 56 passengers and 9 crew, was in the initial climb to 5000 feet out of JFK's runway 22R, when the crew requested to level off due to a gear issue. The crew subsequently indicated they were talking to maintenance regarding their gear problem and requested vectors. The crew eventually decided to return to JFK and declared emergency just in case something happens. The controller suspected they were unable to retract the landing gear, the crew however responded, they would lower their gear shortly, on the turn to base or turn to final. The crew requested runway 22L for landing, reported the landing gear had come down normally, they would be able to vacate the runway normally. The aircraft landed safely on runway 22L, vacate the runway and stopped on taxiway J between runways 22R and 22L for an inspection by emergency services. Emergency services reported brakes temperatures were normal, the crew subsequently taxied the aircraft to the apron.

A replacement Boeing 767-400 registration N833MH reached Salt Lake City with a delay of about 3 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 46 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 12, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-765

Aircraft Registration
N831MH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

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