Lufthansa A321 at Munich on Dec 5th 2019, hydraulic failure

Last Update: December 6, 2019 / 11:17:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 5, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-2083

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIRX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-100, registration D-AIRX performing flight LH-2083 from Hamburg to Munich (Germany) with 60 passengers and 6 crew, was on approach to Munich descending through about FL080 when the crew aborted the descent and decided to divert to Nuremberg (Germany) reporting a hydraulic failure. The aircraft climbed to FL120 for the diversion and landed safely on Nuremberg's runway 28 about 32 minutes after aborting the descent into Munich. The aircraft was towed off Nuremberg's runway.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Nuremberg about 29 hours after landing.

On Dec 6th 2019 The Aviation Herald learned the crew received a low pressure indication for the green hydraulic pump left engine (V2530), maintenance found a defective seal causing hydraulic fluid to leak.

Metars Munich:
EDDM 050850Z 19004KT 140V250 1500 0500SE R26R/1900U R26L/1000U BCFG BR SCT001 BKN002 M03/M03 Q1022 TEMPO 1000=
EDDM 050820Z VRB01KT 1500 0700SE R26R/P2000N R26L/1700D BCFG BR SCT001 BKN002 M03/M03 Q1022 NOSIG=
EDDM 050750Z 27003KT 230V300 1300 R26R/1600U R26L/1700U BR SCT001 BKN002 M03/M03 Q1022 NOSIG=
COR EDDM 050720Z 30003KT 260V330 0600 R26R/0900D R26L/1200N=
EDDM 050650Z 27003KT 240V310 0400 R26R/0700N R26L/0800N FZFG SCT001 OVC002 M03/M04 Q1022 BECMG 2000 BR=
EDDM 050620Z 26004KT 240V320 0400 R26R/0800N R26L/1000N FZFG OVC001 M04/M04 Q1022 BECMG 2000 BR=
EDDM 050550Z 26004KT 240V300 0400 R26R/0750D R26L/0800N FZFG BKN001 M04/M05 Q1022 BECMG 2000 BR=
EDDM 050520Z 26007KT 1000 0400W R26R/1200VP2000D R26L/0800D BCFG BKN001 M05/M06 Q1021 TEMPO FZFG=
EDDM 050450Z 26005KT 6000 2500W FEW001 SCT003 M06/M07 Q1021 TEMPO 3000 BKN003=
EDDM 050420Z 24003KT 8000 NSC M06/M07 Q1021 TEMPO 3000 BKN003=
EDDM 050350Z 20004KT 9000 NSC M06/M07 Q1021 NOSIG=
EDDM 050320Z 20004KT CAVOK M07/M07 Q1021 NOSIG=

Metars Nuremberg:
EDDN 050850Z 18007KT 4200 BR BKN005 M03/M05 Q1023 TEMPO BKN004=
EDDN 050820Z 16004KT 130V200 7000 FEW003 M03/M04 Q1022 BECMG 3000 BR BKN003=
EDDN 050750Z 14003KT 120V180 CAVOK M04/M05 Q1022 NOSIG=
EDDN 050720Z 12005KT CAVOK M05/M07 Q1022 NOSIG=
EDDN 050650Z 11006KT CAVOK M04/M05 Q1022 NOSIG=
EDDN 050620Z 11006KT CAVOK M05/M06 Q1021 NOSIG=
EDDN 050550Z 11004KT CAVOK M04/M06 Q1021 NOSIG=
EDDN 050520Z 10004KT CAVOK M04/M05 Q1021 NOSIG=
EDDN 050450Z VRB02KT CAVOK M04/M05 Q1021=
EDDN 050420Z 14002KT CAVOK M04/M05 Q1021=
EDDN 050350Z 10005KT CAVOK M03/M04 Q1021=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 5, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-2083

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIRX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
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