Avianca F100 at Campo Grande and Cuiaba on Mar 30th 2014, unsafe gear due to bird strike

Last Update: April 1, 2014 / 15:54:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 30, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
O6-6385

Destination
Cuiaba, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PR-OAI

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

An Avianca Brazil Fokker 100, registration PR-OAI performing flight O6-6385 from Campo Grande,MS to Cuiaba,MT (Brazil) with 78 passengers and 5 crew, was on approach to Cuiaba when the crew received an unsafe gear indication and decided to abort the approach. The crew subsequently decided to return to Campo Grande due to the longer runway (2600 meters instead of 2300 meters) available. The aircraft landed safely on Campo Grande's runway about 3 hours after departure.

The airline reported that a bird strike had caused a sensor failure, the gear did operate normally and did safely lock in its down position.

The rotation O6-6385/O6-6383 was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 30, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
O6-6385

Destination
Cuiaba, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PR-OAI

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

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