Buddha AT72 at Biratnagar on Sep 27th 2021, unsafe gear

Last Update: September 27, 2021 / 10:18:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Buddha Air

Flight number
U4-701

Aircraft Registration
9N-ANI

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Buddha Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration 9N-ANI performing flight U4-701 from Kathmandu to Biratnagar (Nepal) with 73 passengers and 4 crew, was on final approach to Biratnagar's runway 09 when the crew did not receive a gear down and locked indication for the left main gear. The aircraft went around and returned to Kathmandu, where the crew entered a hold while working the related checklists and manually extending the gear. The crew subsequently advised ATC that they had now received a gear down and locked indication and a normal landing would ensure. The aircraft landed safely on Kathmandu's runway 02 about 2 hours after departure.

A replacement ATR-72-212A registration 9N-AMD reached Biratnagar with a delay of about 5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Buddha Air

Flight number
U4-701

Aircraft Registration
9N-ANI

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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