China Eastern B733 at Changsa on Feb 6th 2013, unsafe gear

Last Update: February 8, 2013 / 16:20:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 6, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MU-5755

Destination
Changsa, China

Aircraft Registration
B-2981

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A China Eastern Boeing 737-300, registration B-2981 performing flight MU-5755 from Kunming to Changsa (China), was on approach to Changsa when the crew received an unsafe gear indication and went around. Following working the checklists the crew performed two low approaches to Changsa to have the landing gear inspected from the ground and subsequently landed safely in Changsa. The aircraft was disabled on the runway and needed to be towed to the apron.

The runway was closed for about one hour as a result.

The unsafe gear indication was identified false caused by a circuit breaker having tripped.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 6, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MU-5755

Destination
Changsa, China

Aircraft Registration
B-2981

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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