Allegiant A320 at Boston on Sep 19th 2021, unsafe gear, burst tyre on landing

Last Update: September 20, 2021 / 13:40:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 19, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G4-2601

Aircraft Registration
N220NV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Allegiant Airbus A320-200, registration N220NV performing flight G4-2601 from Knoxville,TN to Boston,MA (USA) with 154 passengers and 6 crew, was on final approach to Boston's runway 33L when the crew initiated a go around at about 1200 feet MSL advising they needed to troubleshoot a problem. The aircraft climbed to 4000 feet MSL and entered a hold while troubleshooting the problem. After about 15 minutes the crew declared emergency reporting they had an indication the right main gear was not down and locked, after landing they would be disabled and not be able to move off the runway. Flight attendants began to prepare the cabin and passengers for an emergency landing and instructed the passengers to assume the brace position for landing. The aircraft landed on runway 33L about 25 minutes after the go around but blew the right outboard tyre. The aircraft stopped on the runway and was disabled. The passengers disembarked via mobile stairs onto the runway and were bussed to the terminal.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered a blown tyre on landing and was disabled. The passengers disembarked via stairs and were bussed to the terminal.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 19, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G4-2601

Aircraft Registration
N220NV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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