Cathay Pacific B744 at Hong Kong on Jun 19th 2017, gear problem after departure

Last Update: June 19, 2017 / 21:43:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 19, 2017

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
B-LIA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration B-LIA performing freight flight CX-3290 from Hong Kong (China) to Anchorage,AK (USA), was climbing out of Hong Kong's runway 07L when the crew requested to stop the climb at 7000 feet reporting a gear problem and advised they would need to dump fuel and return to Hong Kong. The crew further advised they wanted to check whether there is any smoke from the right hand side, if not, they would start their fuel dump. The crew reported about 5 minutes later that they were now ready for a fuel dump, commenced fuel dump and returned to Hong Kong for a safe landing on runway 07L about 85 minutes after departure.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 18 hours, then departed again and is estimated to reach Anchorage with a delay of about 19 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 19, 2017

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
B-LIA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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