Iberia A321 near Las Palmas on Sep 28th 2012, hydraulic failure

Last Update: September 28, 2012 / 18:28:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 28, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6973

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-ILP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Iberia Airbus A321-200, registration EC-ILP performing flight IB-6973 from Las Palmas,CI to Madrid,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Las Palmas when the crew reported a hydraulic failure, stopped the climb at FL240, and returned to Las Palmas for a safe landing on runway 03L about 60 minutes after departure, the aircraft was towed off the runway.

The flight was cancelled, the next flight IB-809 was upgraded from an Airbus A321 to an Airbus A340-300 to carry the passengers of both flights.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 28, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6973

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-ILP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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