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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195020
Last updated: 30 November 2020
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Date:22-NOV-2000
Time:11:02 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SB20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 2000
Owner/operator:Lithuanian Airlines
Registration: LY-SB*
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Vilnius Airport (VNO/EYVI) -   Lithuania
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:EYVI
Destination airport:UUEE
Narrative:
A Lithuanian Airlines Saab 2000 performing flight TE220 from Vilnius (Lithuania) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia), was on approach to Moscow when the crew received nose gear unsafe indication. The decision was made to return back to Vilnius for an emergency landing. The aircraft performed a low approach in order to get the nose gear inspected, the emergency services reported the gear appeared to be down. The aircraft landed safely approximately 3 hours after departure. It was determined that the cause of the incident was a failure of a nose gear micro-switch.

Sources:

https://m.delfi.lt/aktualijos/article.php?id=122529

https://web.archive.org/web/20001204165800/http://www.lal.lt:80/lekt_e.htm

http://web.archive.org/web/20011106041228/http://www.lal.lt:80/Tvark/mow.htm


Revision history:

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