Canada A333 at Geneva on Feb 10th 2019, black smoke from engine due to hydraulic fault
Last Update: February 21, 2019 / 19:02:43 GMT/Zulu time
The flight was cancelled.
The occurrence aircraft remained on the groung for about 25 hours, then positioned to Montreal as flight AC-2035.
On Feb 21st 2019 the Canadian TSB reported tower notified the crew of black smoke coming from the left hand engine, at the same time the crew received an ECAM message indicating the blue hydraulic pump had failed. The crew declared PAN PAN and returned to Geneva for an overweight landing. Maintenance replaced the Blue Ground Service Manifold, the high pressure as well as low pressure filters according to the Aircraft Maintenance Manual. The blue hydraulic reservoir was refilled, several checks conducted as well as an overweight landing inspection completed before the aircraft returned to service.
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