UPS A306 at Louisville on Oct 13th 2020, hydraulic problems

Last Update: October 15, 2020 / 17:21:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 13, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-2327

Aircraft Registration
N153UP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

A UPS Airbus A300-600 freighter, registration N153UP performing flight 5X-2327 from Orlando,FL to Louisville,KY (USA) with 3 crew, was on approach to Louisville maintaining 3000 feet when the crew declared emergency reporting a hydraulic issue and requested delay vectors to work the checklists. The crew subsequently advised they needed to lower the gear manually, would not have steering available after landing and therefore needed to be towed off the runway. The aircraft landed safely on runway 17R about 20 minutes after declaring emergency though the brakes locked up during landing causing a number of tyres to blow.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 21 hours after landing.

The FAA reported the aircraft blew two tyres on landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N153UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A300 F4-622R
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A306
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 13, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-2327

Aircraft Registration
N153UP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

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