Qantas B738 at Melbourne on Apr 7th 2017, unsafe gear

Last Update: April 8, 2017 / 21:11:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-495

Aircraft Registration
VH-VZR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Qantas Boeing 737-800, registration VH-VZR performing flight QF-495 from Sydney,NS to Melbourne,VI (Australia), was on approach to Melbourne's runway 27 when the crew went around reporting the right main gear indicated unsafe. The aircraft entered a hold while the crew was working the checklists, which resulted in three greens. The crew requested runway 34 and landed safely on runway 34 about 25 minutes after the first go-around.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 9.75 hours, then continued service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-VZR
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
737-838
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-495

Aircraft Registration
VH-VZR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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