Delta B752 at Shannon on Oct 11th 2016, unsafe gear

Last Update: October 11, 2016 / 21:46:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-406

Destination
Shannon, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
N712TW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N712TW performing flight DL-406 (dep Oct 10th) from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Shannon (Ireland), was on final approach to Shannon's runway 06 when the crew requested tower to have a look at their left hand main gear, they had an unsafe indication for the left main gear. The crew advised they would not continue for landing, but continue for a low approach at about 500 feet AGL. After the low approach tower reported the left main gear appeared to down, the crew advised they were just able to resolve their problem with the light. The aircraft positioned for another approach and landed safely on runway 06 about 10 minutes after the low approach.

The occurrence aircraft departed for the return flight about 90 minutes after landing on schedule.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N712TW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
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Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B752
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-406

Destination
Shannon, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
N712TW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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