Delta B763 at New York on Sep 20th 2018, hydraulic failure

Last Update: September 20, 2018 / 22:08:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 20, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-472

Aircraft Registration
N182DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N182DN performing flight DL-472 (dep Sep 19th) from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was descending towards New York when the crew reported a hydraulic failure and requested emergency services on stand by. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 31L, the crew indicated they were able to vacate the runway and needed assistance afterwards, they would need to get towed to the apron. The aircraft vacated the runway and stopped. The crew indicated the brakes temperatures were increasing, the crew shut the engines down while waiting for the tug, the brakes temperatures on the left hand brakes were still increasing beyond 700 degrees, the right hand side was "nicely" catching up, smoke began to rise from the brakes prompting emergency services to cool down the brakes.

The airport authority reported emergency services responded to a Delta 767 with a hydraulic failure causing overheated brakes. Emergency services handled the condition.

The airline reported the aircraft landed safely and was towed to the apron due to a potential mechanical issue.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 20, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-472

Aircraft Registration
N182DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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