ASL Belgium B734 at Malta on Aug 24th 2016, nose gear problem

Last Update: August 24, 2016 / 21:38:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
3V-587

Destination
Malta, Malta

Aircraft Registration
OE-IAJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

An ASL Airlines Belgium Boeing 737-400, registration OE-IAJ performing flight 3V-587 (callsign TAY-587) from Tunis (Tunisia) to Malta (Malta) with 2 crew, was on approach to Malta when the crew stopped the descent at 3000 feet reporting problems with the nose gear. The aircraft entered a hold and landed safely on Malta's runway 31 about 30 minutes after stopping the descent.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Malta about 12 hours after landing.

The aircraft is currently registered on the Austrian registry with the operator TNT Airways in Belgium. Austria delegated the supervision, both technical and operational, to Belgium between Sep 14th 2015 and Sep 1st 2016. The aircraft operates in the colours of ASL Airlines. TNT Airways was taken over by ASL Aviation Group in 2016 and rebranded to ASL Airlines Belgium.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
3V-587

Destination
Malta, Malta

Aircraft Registration
OE-IAJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

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