Incident Saab 2000 LY-SB*,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195020
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Date:Wednesday 22 November 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*
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Vilnius Airport (VNO/EYVI) -   Lithuania
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vilnius Airport (VNO/EYVI)
Destination airport:UUEE
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.


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