Norra AT72 at Helsinki on Jan 3rd 2017, could not retract gear

Last Update: January 5, 2017 / 22:30:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 3, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AY-499

Destination
Joensuu, Finland

Aircraft Registration
OH-ATK

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Norra Nordic Regional Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration OH-ATK performing flight AY-499 from Helsinki to Joensuu (Finland), was in the initial climb out of Helsinki when the crew stopped the climb at about 4000 feet and returned to Helsinki after being unable to retract the landing gear. The aircraft landed safely back.

A replacement ATR-72-212A registration OH-ATN reached Joensuu with a delay of 2.5 hours.

A passenger reported the captain announced they were returning to Helsinki because the landing gear did not retract.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service after about 16 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 3, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AY-499

Destination
Joensuu, Finland

Aircraft Registration
OH-ATK

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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