India A319 at Silchar on Nov 10th 2021, hydraulic leak, gear problem on departure

Last Update: November 10, 2021 / 17:09:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-754

Destination
Kolkata, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SCB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air India Airbus A319-100, registration VT-SCB performing flight AI-754 from Silchar to Kolkata (India) with 144 people on board, was climbing out of Silchar when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet due to a problem retracting the main gear as result of a hydraulic leak. The crew performed an alternate gear extension and returned to Silchar for a safe landing. The aircraft stopped on the runway.

The airport reported the aircraft returned to Silchar due to a hydraulic leak and problems with the main landing gear.

Ground observers reported smoke was coming from the left hand main gear when the aircraft took off.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-754

Destination
Kolkata, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SCB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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