United B789 at Frankfurt on Apr 4th 2023, could not retract the landing gear

Last Update: April 4, 2023 / 19:52:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 4, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-181

Aircraft Registration
N24976

ICAO Type Designator
B789

A United Boeing 787-9, registration N24976 performing flight UA-181 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Denver,CO (USA), was climbing out of Frankfurt's runway 07C when the crew stopped the climb at FL100 at first reporting problems with the landing gear. The aircraft subsequently climbed to FL140 to dump fuel for about 30 minutes, then returned to Frankfurt for a safe landing on runway 07C about one hour after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Frankfurt about 6 hours after landing back. The flight was cancelled, the passengers are being rebooked.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N24976
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 4, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-181

Aircraft Registration
N24976

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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