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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201-1800|
|Make Model Name||B757-200|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Flight Phase||Initial Approach|
|Route In Use||Visual Approach|
|Aircraft Component||Landing Gear|
|Function||Pilot Not Flying|
|Experience||Flight Crew Last 90 Days 230|
Flight Crew Total 14700
Flight Crew Type 2000
|Experience||Flight Crew Last 90 Days 150|
Flight Crew Total 9500
Flight Crew Type 550
|Anomaly||Aircraft Equipment Problem Critical|
On final approach segment; when pilot flying called for 'gear down' final descent checklist; EICAS message 'gear unsafe' and annunciator light 'gear' was illuminated upon extension of landing gear. Initiated a go-around and went to irregular procedure. Declared an emergency. Followed flight manual irregular procedure. Landed uneventfully. Supplemental information from acn 818260: we initiated a go around; the captain declared an emergency; and we headed toward the VOR to work the problem. The captain followed the irregular procedures in the flight manual. Once completed; we headed back to the airport.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A B757-200 flight crew experienced EICAS message GEAR UNSAFE on approach. They discontinued approach; declared an emergency; ran the procedure; and landed normally.
Narrative: On final approach segment; when Pilot Flying called for 'Gear Down' final descent checklist; EICAS message 'Gear Unsafe' and annunciator light 'Gear' was illuminated upon extension of landing gear. Initiated a go-around and went to irregular procedure. Declared an emergency. Followed Flight Manual irregular procedure. Landed uneventfully. Supplemental information from ACN 818260: We initiated a go around; the Captain declared an emergency; and we headed toward the VOR to work the problem. The Captain followed the irregular procedures in the Flight Manual. Once completed; we headed back to the airport.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of April 2012 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.