American B763 near Boston on Aug 30th 2018, ND failure, hydraulic leak

Last Update: August 30, 2018 / 21:23:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-94

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
N379AA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An American Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N379AA performing flight AA-94 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Madrid,SP (Spain), had replaced N384AA, which had returned earlier, see Incident: American B763 near Halifax on Aug 29th 2018, engine problem. The aircraft was enroute at FL350 about 100nm east of Boston,MA (USA) when the crew decided to return to New York reporting they had a problem with the navigation display at the captain's side. About 5 minutes later the crew declared emergency indicating they had received indications of a possible fuel leak on the right hand side. The aircraft landed safely but overweight on JFK's runway 31L, vacated the runway and requested emergency services to check the tyres and brakes. Emergency services reported seeing residual fluid. The aircraft taxied to the gate with emergency services in trail.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 15 hours after landing.

The flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-94

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
N379AA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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