ANZ A320 at Auckland on Dec 5th 2022, gear problem on departure

Last Update: December 5, 2022 / 11:55:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-677

Aircraft Registration
ZK-OXJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An ANZ Air New Zealand Airbus A320-200, registration ZK-OXJ performing flight NZ-677 from Auckland to Dunedin (New Zealand), was climbing out of Auckland's runway 23L when the crew stopped the climb at FL120 due to problems with the landing gear. The aircraft returned to Auckland for a safe landing on runway 23L about 40 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered an "engineering" problem. The passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

A passenger reported they were told a problem with the landing gear prompted the return.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Auckland about 7 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-677

Aircraft Registration
ZK-OXJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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