Cathay A35K at Manchester on Aug 23rd 2022, gear problem after departure

Last Update: August 24, 2022 / 08:05:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 23, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-216

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-LXN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-1000

ICAO Type Designator
A35K

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A350-1000, registration B-LXN performing flight CX-216 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Hong Kong (China), was climbing out of Manchester's runway 23L when the crew did not receive normal gear up and locked indications and stopped the climb at FL120. The aircraft entered a hold and returned to Manchester for a safe landing on runway 23L about 85 minutes after departure.

The flight had been scheduled to depart on Aug 22nd 2022, but was delayed despite the aircraft arriving on time and took off with a delay of 24.5 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft made a precautionary procedural return when there was an abnormal gear indication.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 23, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-216

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-LXN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-1000

ICAO Type Designator
A35K

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