Copa B737 at Managua on Mar 23rd 2018, hydraulic leak after landing

Last Update: March 24, 2018 / 20:50:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 23, 2018

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A Copa Airlines Boeing 737-700, flight CM-106 from Panama City (Panama) to Managua (Nicaragua) with 121 passengers and 6 crew, landed safely on Managua's runway. While attempting to turn around to backtrack the runway to the apron a hydraulic leak occurred disabling the aircraft on the runway due to the failure of the nose gear steering.

The passengers disembarked onto the runway and were taken to the terminal, the aircraft was subsequently towed to the apron. The runway needed to be cleaned from the hydraulic fluid before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 23, 2018

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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