Okay MA60 at Shenyang on Feb 25th 2014, unsafe gear, crew prepared for gear collapse on landing

Last Update: February 25, 2014 / 15:24:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BK-2870

Destination
Shenyang, China

Aircraft Registration
B-3710

Aircraft Type
XIAN MA-60

ICAO Type Designator
MA60

An Okay Airways Xian MA-60, registration B-3710 performing flight BK-2870 from Tianjin to Shenyang (China) with 30 people on board, was on approach to Shenyang when after extending the gear the crew received an unsafe gear indication and aborted the approach. The aircraft entered a hold to troubleshoot for about 2:15 hours, did a number of low approaches in between which showed the gear appeared to be in extended position. The crew prepared for an emergency landing with a possibly unlocked gear, but managed a safe landing about 2.5 hours past schedule.

The airline confirmed the crew received a red indication for one gear strut, the indication was false other than in an accident earlier this month, see Accident: JoyAir MA60 at Zhengzhou on Feb 4th 2014, nose gear collapse on landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BK-2870

Destination
Shenyang, China

Aircraft Registration
B-3710

Aircraft Type
XIAN MA-60

ICAO Type Designator
MA60

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