Delta MD88 at Atlanta on Oct 5th 2015, could not fully retract gear

Last Update: October 13, 2015 / 20:17:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 5, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1946

Aircraft Registration
N962DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88, registration N962DL performing flight DL-1946 from Atlanta,GA to Cleveland,OH (USA), was climbing out of Atlanta's runway 08R when the crew requested to return to the airport due to an abnormal gear indication, no services were needed. The aircraft landed safely back on runway 08L about 20 minutes after departure. The aircraft vacated the runway but stopped on the adjacent taxiway due to the gear doors hanging down and requested maintenance to attend the aircraft.

A replacement MD-88 registration N925DL reached Cleveland with a delay of 2:15 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N962DL
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT CO
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-88
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD88
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 5, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1946

Aircraft Registration
N962DL

ICAO Type Designator
MD88

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