Mid-air alert for Saudi Arabian Airlines in Kuwait

Aircraft enters holding for 50 mins while crew try to solve problem.
Saudi arabia airlines, NEWS, Aviation


Pilots on a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight from Riyadh were forced to abort their approach to Kuwait airport after the crew received an unsafe gear indication upon extending the gear.

There were around 104 passengers on the flight (SV-510) when the incident occured on 13th April.

The aircraft, a McDonnell Douglas MD-90, entered a holding for nearly an hour while the crew attempted to solve the problem. Although emergency services were on standby, the plane was safety landed by pilots and an investigation has been launched by authorities.

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