Israir A320 at Tel Aviv on Sep 12th 2022, gear problem

Last Update: September 13, 2022 / 14:40:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Israir

Flight number
6H-176

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
4X-ABG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Israir Airbus A320-200, registration 4X-ABG performing flight 6H-176 from Tivat (Montenegro) to Tel Aviv (Israel) with 160 people on board, was descending towards Tel Aviv when the crew stopped the descent at 12,000 feet due to a problem with the undercarriage and entered a hold for about 40 minutes. The aircraft subsequently positioned for an approach to Tel Aviv's runway 26, the crew instructed the passengers to take brace positions for landing, and landed safely on runway 26 about 65 minutes after stopping the descent at 12,000 feet.

Israel's media offer various explanations of the problem with the undercarriage from the nose gear being unsafe to massive brakes malfunction.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 19.5 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Israir

Flight number
6H-176

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
4X-ABG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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