Lufthansa A320 at Frankfurt on Mar 14th 2015, unsafe gear

Last Update: March 14, 2015 / 20:38:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1339

Aircraft Registration
D-AIPL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200, registration D-AIPL performing flight LH-1339 from Budapest (Hungary) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was on final approach to Frankfurt's runway 07R when the crew initiated a go-around due to an unsafe gear indication. The aircraft entered a hold for about 20 minutes before positioning for an approach to runway 07C. The aircraft landed safely on runway 07C, stopped on the runway and was towed off the runway.

A passenger reported that after push back in Budapest and after engine start the left hand engine was shut down and started a second time, the captain announced a stuck valve as cause. The aircraft subsequently departed and was on approach to Frankfurt when the aircraft went around from about 1000 feet (editorial note: radar data are in agreement). The captain announced a gear indication and standard missed approach. After landing the aircraft stopped on the runway and was towed to the apron.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1339

Aircraft Registration
D-AIPL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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