Mount Cook AT72 near Hamilton on Sep 15th 2017, hydraulic failure

Last Update: September 15, 2017 / 18:56:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 15, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-5015

Aircraft Registration
ZK-MCJ

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Mount Cook Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A on behalf of Air New Zealand, registration ZK-MCJ performing flight NZ-5015 from Auckland to Napier (New Zealand) with 66 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Auckland when the crew stopped the climb at FL100 due to hydraulic problems. The aircraft subsequently diverted to Hamilton, located about 60nm south of Auckland, for a safe landing in Hamilton about one hour after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 15, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-5015

Aircraft Registration
ZK-MCJ

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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