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Estado: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:domingo 12 mayo 2019
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic E190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-190LR
Operador:Myanmar National Airlines
Registración: XY-AGQ
Numéro de série: 19000231
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 89
Daños en la Aeronave: Menor
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mandalay International Airport (MDL) (   Birmania)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Birmania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mandalay International Airport (MDL/VYMD), Birmania
Número de Vuelo:UB103
Myanmar National Airlines flight UB103, an Embraer ERJ-190LR, made a forced landing at Mandalay International Airport with the nose landing gear retracted.
The flight had departed Yangon-Mingaladon Airport on a domestic service to Mandalay International Airport. The flight crew carried out an RNAV approach to runway 17 and configured the aircraft for landing. However, the nose landing gear failed to deploy. The emergency gear extension procedure was followed but the nosegear still would not deploy.
Two low passes were then performed to allow personnel in the control tower to observe the position of the nose landing gear, which was fully retracted.
After burning fuel the flight crew performed a forced landing. There were no injuries to the occupants.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause
Maintenance actions were not properly done as per the fault isolation manual in rectifying the intermittent Weight off Wheels System Fail fault and in addition, poor workmanship in performing the Nose Landing Gear Strut N2 servicing.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB Myanmar
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 1 months
Download report: Final report
Language: English


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Distance from Yangon-Mingaladon Airport to Mandalay International Airport as the crow flies is 530 km (331 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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