Volga-Dnepr IL76 at Moscow on Jan 14th 2016, unsafe gear

Last Update: January 14, 2016 / 22:32:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 14, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VI-6551

Aircraft Registration
RA-76952

Aircraft Type
Ilyushin Il-76

ICAO Type Designator
IL76

A Volga-Dnepr Ilyushin IL-76, registration RA-76952 performing flight VI-6551 from Khabarovsk to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia), was on approach to Sheremetyevo's runway 24L when the crew selected the landing gear down but did not receive indication, that the main gear was down and locked. The crew went around from about 2000 feet and entered a hold to work the checklists. About 40 minutes later the crew performed a low approach to runway 24R to have the gear checked from the ground. The aircraft subsequently positioned for another approach and landed safely on runway 24R. The aircraft stopped at the end of the runway and was towed to the apron.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
RA-76952
Country of Registration
Russia
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Manufacturer
Aircraft Model / Type
Il-76TD-90VD
ICAO Aircraft Type
IL76
Serial Number
Engine Count
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 14, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VI-6551

Aircraft Registration
RA-76952

Aircraft Type
Ilyushin Il-76

ICAO Type Designator
IL76

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