Delta B763 near Newark on Sep 24th 2018, hydraulic failure

Last Update: September 25, 2018 / 21:14:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-20

Aircraft Registration
N177DZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N177DZ performing flight DL-20 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) with 205 people on board, was climbing out of Newark when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 reporting a hydraulic failure. The aircraft entered a hold while the crew was working the checklists, then the crew decided to divert to New York JFK,NY (USA). The crew prepared the aircraft for a high speed landing, the aircraft subsequently positioned for an approach to runway 04L and landed safely at a higher than normal speed (about 191 knots over ground). The aircraft stopped, the brakes overheated and a total of four main tyres deflated.

The airline said the aircraft was diverted to JFK because of the availability of a replacement aircraft.

The airport authority (PAPD) reported the aircraft suffered a hydraulic failure, diverted to JFK, made a hard landing on runway 04L, hot brakes caused two tyres on each main landing gear to deflate.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration N184DN reached Paris with a delay of 8 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in JFK about 19.5 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-20

Aircraft Registration
N177DZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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