Aegean A320 at Chania on Dec 11th 2014, unsafe gear

Last Update: December 15, 2014 / 22:01:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 11, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
A3-344

Destination
Chania, Greece

Aircraft Registration
SX-DVN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aegean Airbus A320-200, registration SX-DVN performing flight A3-344 from Athens to Chania (Greece), was on approach to Chania when upon selecting the gear down the crew did not received a down and locked indication for the nose gear. The crew decided to return to Athens, retracted the gear, climbed to FL250. On approach to Athens the gear extended normally and the crew received three greens. The aircraft landed safely on Athens' runway 03L about one hour after departure.

The flight was cancelled.

Gossip suggests the unsafe gear indication was false as result of a malfunction of indicators/sensors.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 11, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
A3-344

Destination
Chania, Greece

Aircraft Registration
SX-DVN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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