Emirates A388 at Manchester on Mar 12th 2017, could not retract landing gear

Last Update: March 12, 2017 / 16:03:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EK-18

Aircraft Registration
A6-EEB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

An Emirates Airbus A380-800, registration A6-EEB performing flight EK-18 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), was climbing out of Manchester's runway 23R when the crew could not retract the landing gear, stopped the climb at FL090 and entered a hold before deciding to divert to London Heathrow,EN (UK), where the aircraft landed safely on runway 27L about 90 minutes after departure.

A6-EEB seen on departure from Manchester (Photo: Chris Ogilvieþ):
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EK-18

Aircraft Registration
A6-EEB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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