American A320 at Charlotte on Jan 19th 2021, hydraulic failure

Last Update: January 21, 2021 / 13:37:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 19, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-813

Destination
Cozumel, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
N119US

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An American Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N119US performing flight AA-813 from Charlotte,NC (USA) to Cozumel (Mexico), was climbing out of Charlotte'S runway 36R when the crew requested to stop climb at 8000 feet reporting they had a number of lights. The aircraft levelled off at 8000 feet, the crew worked the checklists and after about 20 minutes indicated, they wanted to continue on their flight plan. Departure cleared them to climb to 16,000 feet a second time now, the aircraft climbed but about 2 minutes later reported they had a second problem and levelled off again at 10,000 feet. The crew subsequently declared emergency reporting they had lost a hydraulic system, they needed to work a couple of checklists and would then return to Charlotte. About 30 minutes after levelling off at 10,000 feet the crew positioned for the approach to Charlotte's runway 36C and landed safely. The aircraft was towed to the apron.

According to information The Aviation Herald received the green hydraulic system had failed.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N119US
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 19, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-813

Destination
Cozumel, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
N119US

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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