China Southern A388 at Guangzhou on May 15th 2016, could not retract gear

Last Update: May 15, 2016 / 17:40:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 15, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CZ-3999

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
B-6139

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A China Southern Airbus A380-800, registration B-6139 performing flight CZ-3999 from Guangzhou to Beijing (China), was climbing out of Guangzhou when the crew stopped the climb at 2700 meters/9000 feet after the main and body landing gear could not be retracted. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to Guangzhou for a safe landing about 85 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A380-800 registration B-6136 reached Beijing with a delay of 7.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 8 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 15, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CZ-3999

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
B-6139

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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