UTAir B738 at Dubai on May 23rd 2021, wheel well fire indication

Last Update: May 27, 2021 / 18:35:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
UT-734

Destination
Grozny, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BDH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A UTAir Boeing 737-800, registration VQ-BDH performing flight UT-734 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Grozny (Russia) with 95 passengers and 7 crew, was climbing out of Dubai's runway 12R when the crew stopped the climb at FL150 due to a wheel well fire indication. The aircraft returned to Dubai for a safe landing on runway 12L about 25 minutes after departure.

Rosaviatsia reported a post flight inspection revealed no trace of fire, there was no damage to the aircraft.

The aircraft was able to depart after about 5:20 hours on the ground and reached Grozny with a delay of about 6 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
UT-734

Destination
Grozny, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BDH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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