Delta B752 at Los Angeles on Jan 18th 2018, hydraulic fault

Last Update: January 19, 2018 / 22:01:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2594

Aircraft Registration
N660DL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N660DL performing flight DL-2594 from Los Angeles,CA to Detroit,MI (USA) with 125 passengers and 6 crew, was in the initial climb out of Los Angeles' runway 24L when the crew requested to level off at 5000 feet reporting a hydraulic malfunction. The aircraft returned to Los Angeles' runway 25R, tower reported they could see both main gear but weren't sure about the nose gear, the nose landing light was in place however, the landing gear doors appeared wide open. The aircraft landed safely, stopped on the runway and was towed to the apron.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to a hydraulic issue, the passengers were taken to Detroit on a replacement aircraft.

Emergency services reported a hydraulic leak was discovered on the left main gear, a small amount of smoke developed from the left landing gear, emergency services sprayed water as a precaution.

A replacement Boeing 757-200 registration N6713Y reached Detroit with a delay of about 5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2594

Aircraft Registration
N660DL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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