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Last updated: 25 October 2021
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 11 July 2021
Time:19:42
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Operator:Condor Flugdienst
Registration: D-AICP
MSN: 2142
First flight: 2003-10-31 (17 years 9 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-5B4/P
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kavala-Megas Alexandros Airport (KVA) (   Greece)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kavala-Megas Alexandros Airport (KVA/LGKV), Greece
Destination airport:Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS/EDDL), Germany
Flightnumber:DE1763
Narrative:
Condor flight 1763, an Airbus A320, returned to land at Kavala-Megas Alexandros Airport, Greece, after the flight crew was unable to retract the undercarriage after takeoff.
The aircraft took off at 19:42 hours local time on a flight to Düsseldorf. The flight then entered a holding pattern before landing back at Kavala Airport at 20:35 hours.
Damage was reported as being substantial.

Sources:
» BEA


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Distance from Kavala-Megas Alexandros Airport to Düsseldorf International Airport as the crow flies is 1775 km (1110 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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