Sunwing B738 at Santa Clara on Apr 26th 2023, could not retract left main gear

Last Update: April 27, 2023 / 10:12:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 26, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WG-307

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FFPH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Sunwing Boeing 737-800, registration C-FFPH performing flight WG-307 from Santa Clara (Cuba) to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 190 people on board, was climbing out of Santa Clara when the crew could not retract the left landing gear. The crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet and diverted to Varadero (Cuba) for a safe landing becoming disabled on the runway due to tyre damage on the left main gear. Emergency services sprayed the left landing gear.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Varadero about 14 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FFPH
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
737-81D
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 26, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WG-307

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FFPH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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