Virgin America A320 at Los Angeles on Feb 18th 2016, gear problem after departure

Last Update: February 18, 2016 / 20:18:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 18, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VX-108

Aircraft Registration
N637VA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Virgin America Airbus A320-200, registration N637VA performing flight VX-108 from Los Angeles,CA to Washington Dulles,DC (USA), was in the initial climb out of Los Angeles' runway 24L when the crew missed the hand off to departure. After hand off the crew advised one of the gear doors did not close, they were needing to return to Los Angeles, no emergency. The aircraft stopped the climb at 5000 feet and landed safely on Los Angeles' runway 25L about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration N851VA is estimated to reach Washington with a delay of 2 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N637VA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
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
Feb 18, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VX-108

Aircraft Registration
N637VA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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