Nordstar B738 at St. Petersburg on Jul 31st 2014, could not fully retract gear

Last Update: August 1, 2014 / 20:22:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
Y7-405

Destination
Norilsk, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BDO

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Nordstar Boeing 737-800, registration VQ-BDO performing flight Y7-405 from Saint Petersburg to Norilsk (Russia) with 146 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of St. Petersburg when the crew did not receive indication that all gear had locked in the retracted position. The crew levelled off at FL070, entered a hold to burn off fuel and returned to St. Petersburg for a safe landing on runway 10R about 2 hours after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
Y7-405

Destination
Norilsk, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BDO

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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