Blue B738 at Bucharest on Apr 22nd 2018, hydraulic failure
Last Update: April 22, 2018 / 19:49:51 GMT/Zulu time
Passengers reported the crew announced some suspicious smoke was coming from the left hand engine (CFM56), they were returning to Bucharest (this passenger report triggered Israeli media reports of an engine fire).
According to boardingpass.ro the aircraft was observed leaking hydraulic fluid from the left hand engine while taxiing in and stopping at the stand.
A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration YR-BMN reached Tel Aviv with a delay of 4:45 hours.
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