Safair B734 at Johannesburg on Jun 14th 2021, hydraulic leak

Last Update: June 14, 2021 / 20:20:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Safair

Flight number
FA-221

Aircraft Registration
ZS-DMI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

A Safair Boeing 737-400, registration ZS-DMI performing flight FA-221 from George to Johannesburg (South Africa) with 152 people on board, was on approach to Jo'burg's runway 21L when the crew initiated a go around from about 500 feet AGL reporting a hydraulic failure. The aircraft positioned for another approach, this time to runway 21R, and landed safely stopping on the runway. The crew requested emergency services to report whether any smoke was visible and check their brakes, the fire commander responded there was lot of smoke from the left hand side and recommended to shut the engines down. The crew shut the engines down, the fire chief subsequently reported there was a hydraulic leak at the left hand side. The aircraft was towed off the runway.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Safair

Flight number
FA-221

Aircraft Registration
ZS-DMI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

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