Aurora DH8D at Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on May 1st 2017, could not fully retract gear

Last Update: October 11, 2017 / 17:04:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HZ-4609

Aircraft Registration
RA-67256

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

An Aurora Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration RA-67256 performing flight HZ-4609 from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russia) with 21 passengers and 5 crew, was climbing out of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk when the crew reported problems with the landing gear and returned to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk for a safe landing about 30 minutes after departure.

A replacement aircraft took the passengers to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

On Oct 11th 2017 Russia's Rosaviatsia reported the main landing gear could not be retracted. The cause was a malfunction of the gear handle.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
RA-67256
Country of Registration
Russia
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Manufacturer
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
Serial Number
Engine Count
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HZ-4609

Aircraft Registration
RA-67256

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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