Cathay Dragon A320 near Hong Kong on Aug 2nd 2018, nose wheel steering fault

Last Update: August 4, 2018 / 23:21:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KA-617

Departure
Xiamen, China

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HSJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Cathay Dragon Airbus A320-200, registration B-HSJ performing flight KA-617 from Xiamen to Hong Kong (China) with 162 people on board, was descending towards Hong Kong when the crew advised they did have a problem with the nose wheel steering after takeoff, might not be able to vacate the runway after landing and requested emergency services on stand by for the landing . The aircraft landed safely on Hong Kong's runway 25R and was able to taxi to the apron.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 10 hours later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KA-617

Departure
Xiamen, China

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HSJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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