NIKI E190 at Vienna on Aug 18th 2014, could not retract landing gear

Last Update: August 19, 2014 / 12:45:11 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 18, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Niki

Flight number
HG-8490

Aircraft Registration
OE-IXF

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

A NIKI Embraer ERJ-190, registration OE-IXF performing flight HG-8490 from Vienna (Austria) to Stockholm (Sweden), was climbing out of Vienna's runway 16 when the crew could not retract the landing gear and stopped the climb at 5000 feet. The aircraft returned to Vienna for a safe landing on runway 16 about 20 minutes after departure.

The Aviation Herald received information, that a weight on wheel sensor was identified faulty, following repairs the aircraft was able to resume service in the evening after about 10 hours on the ground.

An observer on the ground reported Vienna's emergency services turned out nearly in full force to receive the aircraft, after an inspection the aircraft subsequently taxied to the apron with emergency services in trail.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 18, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Niki

Flight number
HG-8490

Aircraft Registration
OE-IXF

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 2 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber? Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 5466 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 5466 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways