American A321 at Chicago on Jul 2nd 2021, gear doors did not close

Last Update: July 5, 2021 / 20:02:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2223

Aircraft Registration
N169UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N169UW performing flight AA-2223 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) with 187 people on board, was on final approach to Chicago's runway 10C when the crew initiated a go around from about 1000 feet AGL reporting their gear doors were open when they should have been closed, the crew requested to tower to have a look whether the gear doors were indeed open, tower commented they wouldn't be able to see that. The crew climbed the aircraft to 5000 feet, worked the related checklists and landed safely on runway 10C about 40 minutes after the go around.

The aircraft returned to service about 35 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N169UW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-211
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A321
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2223

Aircraft Registration
N169UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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