British Airways B744 at London on Aug 5th 2013, unsafe gear after departure

Last Update: August 6, 2013 / 21:42:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 5, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-25

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
G-CIVX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A British Airways Boeing 747-400, registration G-CIVX performing flight BA-25 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Hong Kong (China) with 298 passengers, was climbing out of London's runway 27L when the crew could not fully retract the landing gear, stopped the climb at FL130 and entered a hold to dump fuel before returning to Heathrow for a safe landing on runway 27R about 90 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 747-400 registration G-BYGF reached Hong Kong with a delay of 22 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 5, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-25

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
G-CIVX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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