UTAir AT72 at Nizhny Novgorod on May 23rd 2015, unsafe gear

Last Update: May 25, 2015 / 15:52:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A UTAir Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, flight UT-271 from Samara to Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) with 11 passengers and 4 crew, was on approach to Nizhny Novgorod when the crew initiated a go around due to indication the gear was not completely down and locked. The crew were unable to resolve the problem, performed two low approach to Nizhny Novgorod, observers on the ground reported all gear appeared to be down in position, and subsequently landed safely about 35 minutes after aborting the first approach.

Volga's Investigation Department of Transport reported a sensor malfunctioned causing a false indication, the gear was down and locked.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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