Aeroflot A320 at Moscow on Jul 23rd 2012, unsafe gear after departure

Last Update: July 25, 2012 / 16:22:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 23, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-2552

Aircraft Registration
VP-BQU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aeroflot Airbus A320-200, registration VP-BQU performing flight SU-2552 from Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), stopped the climb at FL180 when the nose gear did not fully retract after departure. The crew decided to return to Sheremetyevo Airport, burned off fuel at 7000 feet and performed a safe landing on runway 25L about 110 minutes after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 23, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-2552

Aircraft Registration
VP-BQU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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