Tajik B733 at Dushanbe on Feb 9th 2013, unsafe gear after departure

Last Update: February 10, 2013 / 18:14:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 9, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Tajik Air

Flight number
7J-627

Aircraft Registration
EY-444

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A Tajik Air Boeing 737-300, registration EY-444 performing flight 7J-627 from Dushanbe (Tajikistan) to Moscow Domodedovo (Russia) with 135 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Dushanbe when the landing gear did not fully retract after being selected up. The crew entered a hold to work the relevant checklists, burned off fuel and returned to Dushanbe for a safe landing about 3.5 hours after departure.

A replacement Somon Air Boeing 737-300 registration EY-545 reached Moscow with a delay of 6 hours.

Russia's News Agency Ria reported the aircraft in question was a Tupolev TU-154M suffering a loss of cabin pressure with a lot of Russian media taking over that report, Tajikistan media and other Russian News Agencies like Interfax reported a Boeing 737-300.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 9, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Tajik Air

Flight number
7J-627

Aircraft Registration
EY-444

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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