Bingo A320 near Warsaw on Sep 2nd 2012, hydraulic fault

Last Update: September 3, 2012 / 20:53:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BGY-1753

Destination
Enfidha, Tunisia

Aircraft Registration
SP-ABK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Bingo Airways Airbus A320-200, registration SP-ABK performing flight BGY-1753 from Warsaw (Poland) to Enfidha (Tunisia), was climbing through about FL260 out of Warsaw when the crew received indication of a fault of a hydraulic pump prompting the crew to level off and return to Warsaw. Following alternate gear extension leaving gear doors open and disabling nose wheel steering the aircraft landed safely on runway 33, stopped on the runway and was towed to the apron.

The airline confirmed the aircraft returned due to a hydraulic pump failure. The aircraft is undergoing tests, will do a test flight and then carry the passengers to Hurghada.

Radar data show the aircraft preparing for test flight BGY-123T at the moment (Sep 3rd 16:00Z) about 18 hours after landing.

A replacement A320 registration SP-ACK finally performed the flight reaching Enfidha Hurghada with a delay of 22 hours.

The incident aircraft completed the test flight BGY-123T successfully and resumed service about 22.5 hours after departure for flight BGY-1753.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BGY-1753

Destination
Enfidha, Tunisia

Aircraft Registration
SP-ABK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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