Jet2 B752 at Manchester on Sep 9th 2016, could not retract landing gear

Last Update: September 9, 2016 / 14:40:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 9, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-875

Destination
Faro, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
G-LSAG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A Jet2.com Boeing 757-200, registration G-LSAG performing flight LS-875 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Faro (Portugal), was climbing out of Manchester's runway 23L when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet and entered a hold due to being unable to retract the landing gear. The aircraft burned off fuel and landed safely back about one hour after departure.

A replacement Boeing 757-200 registration G-LSAJ reached Faro with a delay of 2.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 6 hours after landing.

The airline reported the aircraft returned to Manchester as a precautionary measure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 9, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-875

Destination
Faro, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
G-LSAG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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