Cityjet RJ85 at Dublin on Aug 31st 2012, hydraulics leak

Last Update: August 31, 2012 / 17:11:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 31, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cityjet

Flight number
WX-5120

Aircraft Registration
EI-RJN

ICAO Type Designator
RJ85

A Cityjet Avro RJ-85 on behalf of Air France, registration EI-RJN performing flight WX-5120/AF-5120 from Dublin (Ireland) to London City,EN (UK) with 59 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Dublin's runway 28 when the crew reported a hydraulic failure and advised they were returning to Dublin. The aircraft levelled off at 5000 feet, the crew subsequently reported they had lost all hydraulic fluid from one system, requested all emergency equipment out and checked whether any fluid was found on the runway, ATC reported nothing had been found on the runway. The crew advised they would need to stop on the runway. The aircraft landed safely on runway 28 about 35 minutes after departure.

A replacement RJ-85 registration EI-RJE reached London's City Airport with a delay of 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 31, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cityjet

Flight number
WX-5120

Aircraft Registration
EI-RJN

ICAO Type Designator
RJ85

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