Lufthansa A20N at Hamburg on Dec 15th 2021, nose gear did not retract

Last Update: December 16, 2021 / 16:07:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-7

Aircraft Registration
D-AIJD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200N, registration D-AIJD performing flight LH-7 from Hamburg to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was in the climb out of Hamburg's runway 33 when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet and returned the aircraft to Hamburg for a safe landing on runway 23 about 25 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported the captain announced they could not retract the nose landing gear. They were rebooked onto other flights.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Hamburg about 33 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-7

Aircraft Registration
D-AIJD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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