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Kuwait Airways plane forced to return to Kuwait

Landing gear on A340 fails to fully retract.
Another incident for Kuwait Airways.
Another incident for Kuwait Airways.

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A Kuwait Airways A340-300 bound for London Heathrow returned to Kuwait on Monday (December 6) when the landing gear failed to fully retract.

The airplane landed safely and departed following repairs.

The flight reached Heathrow around two hours and fifteen minutes late.

In November, a Kuwait Airways A300-600 returned to Kuwait when the crew reported smoke in the cabin. Four people were injured in an emergency evacuation.

In October, another A300-600 returned to Kuwait due to a cracked windshield.

Over the Summer, the airline was forced to borrow money from local banks to pay salaries.

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