KLM B772 near Shannon on Apr 17th 2019, hydraulic failure

Last Update: April 18, 2019 / 20:56:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-621

Aircraft Registration
PH-BQD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A KLM Boeing 777-200, registration PH-BQD performing flight KL-621 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Atlanta,GA (USA), was enroute at FL340 just logging into Shannon Control, when Shannon Control wanted to clear the aircraft to climb to the flight level assigned for the Oceanic crossing, the crew however responded to stand by subsequently deciding to return to Amsterdam due to a hydraulic failure advising the direction of the turn (left or right) didn't matter, no emergency was declared or priority requested. The aircraft returned to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 36R about 2.5 hours after departure and towed to the apron.

Emergency services were informed the aircraft was landing with a hydraulic failure, the crew suspeted a bird strike on departure from Amsterdam's runway 24.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-BQD
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
777-200
ICAO Aircraft Type
B772
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Engine Type
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-621

Aircraft Registration
PH-BQD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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