United B789 at Houston on Apr 16th 2022, gear did not come up

Last Update: April 22, 2022 / 17:55:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 16, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-5

Aircraft Registration
N27957

ICAO Type Designator
B789

A United Boeing 787-9, registration N27957 performing flight UA-5 from Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was climbing out of Houston's runway 15L when the crew reported their gear did not come up, it was still down, they did not have any problem but needed to return to Houston. The crew levelled off at 5000 feet and returned to Houston for a safe landing on runway 26L about 30 minutes after departure.

The rotation UA-5/UA-4 was cancelled.

The aircraft returned to service after about 41 hours on the ground in Houston.

The aircraft had suffered a similiar issue two days earlier, see Incident: United B789 at London on Apr 14th 2022, indicator light needed maintenance.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N27957
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
787-9
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B789
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 16, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-5

Aircraft Registration
N27957

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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