Lufthansa A359 near Boston on Mar 6th 2018, hydraulic failure

Last Update: March 7, 2018 / 21:49:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 6, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-425

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIXE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

A Lufthansa Airbus A350-900, registration D-AIXE performing flight LH-425 from Boston,MA (USA) to Munich (Germany), had just levelled off at cruise level 390 when the crew decided to return to Boston due to a hydraulic failure. On approach the crew advised they would need to stop on the runway and be towed to the apron. The aircraft landed safely on Boston's runway 04R about 75 minutes after departure and stopped on the runway. The aircraft was towed to the apron.

According to information The Aviation Herald received, the yellow hydraulic system had failed in flight.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 18 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 6, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-425

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIXE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

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