Aeroflot A333 at Khabarovsk on May 22nd 2017, unsafe gear after departure

Last Update: May 22, 2017 / 22:02:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-1711

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BPK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Aeroflot Airbus A330-300, registration VQ-BPK performing flight SU-1711 from Khabarovsk to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia), was climbing out of Khabarovsk's runway 23L when the crew stopped the climb at FL050 reporting a problem with the landing gear. The aircraft entered a hold to burn off fuel for about 3.5 hours, performed a low approach to runway 23L and subsequently landed safely on runway 23L about 3:45 hours after departure and 15 minutes after the low approach.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-1711

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BPK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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