Investigation led by GRIAA - Colombia

Serious incident to the Airbus A300 registered YV560T operated by Transcarga on 23/08/2022 at Bogota

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Colombian authorities:

After takeoff, the crew raised the landing gear lever and only operated halfaway and got stuck. The crew performed the QRH actions (Landing lever interlocked) without success. The crew declared intentions to ATC to return to SKBO and after 28 min, the aircraft landed on RWY 31L. During landing roll there were vibration and a sound of explosion.