Cobalt A320 at Larnaca on Aug 21st 2016, gear problem after departure

Last Update: August 21, 2016 / 20:32:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cobalt

Flight number
CO-516

Aircraft Registration
5B-DCR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Cobalt Airbus A320-200, registration 5B-DCR performing flight CO-516 from Larnaca (Cyprus) to Manchester,EN (UK), was in the initial climb out of Larnaca's runway 22 when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet reporting an abnormal gear indication. The crew worked the related checklists, extended and locked the landing gear and returned to Larnaca for a safe landing on runway 22 about 35 minutes after departure.

The aircraft, that had departed with a delay of 5 hours already, remained on the ground for 6:15 hours, then departed again and reached Manchester with a delay of 11.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cobalt

Flight number
CO-516

Aircraft Registration
5B-DCR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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