Canada A319 at New York on Jul 18th 2017, could not retract landing gear

Last Update: July 26, 2017 / 19:54:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-709

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FZUH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air Canada Airbus A319-100, registration C-FZUH performing flight AC-709 from New York La Guardia,NY (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 125 people on board, was climbing out of La Guardia Airport when the crew could not retract the landing gear. The crew decided to continue the flight to Toronto with the gear down cruising at 17,000 feet, declared PAN upon hand off to Toronto and landed safely on Toronto's runway 33R. The aircraft stopped on the runway and was towed to the apron.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance replaced the link assemblies for 24GA and 25GA and tested the landing gear.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-709

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FZUH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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