A UTair flight had to make an emergency landing on its way to Milan yesterday (May 14), after the flight crew failed to retract its landing gear. The Boeing 737-800, which flew from Vnukovo airport (VKO) in Moscow, Russia, to Milan airport (MXP), Italy, climbed to 6,000 feet when the crew attempted to retract the aircraft’s landing gear – which turned out to be unresponsive. A representative from UTair said: “The commander made the decision to stop the flight.” A report from the airport stated that the aircraft burnt its fuel in the waiting area above the airport, before proceeding

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