Kalitta B744 at Cincinnati on May 22nd 2022, gear problem

Last Update: May 23, 2022 / 15:29:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
K4-856

Aircraft Registration
N709CK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Kalitta Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration N709CK performing flight K4-856 from Cincinnati,KY (USA) to Seoul (South Korea), departed Cincinnati's Covington Northern Kentucky Airport's runway 27 and climbed to FL300. Enroute at FL300 the crew reported they had no positive indication the landing gear was up and locked and were talking to dispatch and maintenance. The aircraft descended to FL250 and entered a hold, then the crew advised they had been advised to return to Cincinnati by their dispatch. The aircraft returned to Cincinnati for a safe landing on runway 27 about 2 hours after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Cincinnati about 12 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N709CK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
747-4B5
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B744
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
K4-856

Aircraft Registration
N709CK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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