Event Details


Title:Landing gear failure, Boeing 737-204ADV (EI-CJC), Dublin, Ireland, June 8, 2004
Micro summary:The undercarriage failed to retract on this Boeing 737-200, so the flight returned to the airport of departure.
Event Time:2004-06-08 at 0945 UTC
File Name:2004-06-08-IE.pdf
Publishing Agency:Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU)
Publishing Country:Ireland
Report number:2006/007
Pages:6
Diversion Airport:Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland
Site of event:Dublin Airport
Departure:Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland
Destination:
Airplane Type(s):Boeing 737-204ADV
Flight Phase:Takeoff
Registration(s):EI-CJC
Operator(s):Ryanair
Type of flight:Revenue
Occupants:Unknown
Fatalities:Unknown
Serious Injuries:Unknown
Minor/Non-Injured:Unknown
Other Injuries:Unknown
Diverted to:Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland
Executive Summary:Shortly after take off, the undercarriage failed to retract and the aircraft returned to the airport of departure where it landed safely. On arrival on stand, an inspection was initiated, during which it was discovered that the left hand (LH) main landing gear (MLG) trunnion pin had sheared.

Cause
The crack propagation mode, which led to the fracture, was due to Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC).
Learning Keywords:Operations - Maintenance
Systems - Landing Gear
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