Sky Express AT72 at Alexandoupolis at May 30th 2021, hydraulic problem in takeoff position

Last Update: June 17, 2021 / 15:41:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Classification
Accident

Flight number
GQ-293

Destination
Athens, Greece

Aircraft Registration
SX-THR

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Sky Express Greece Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration SX-THR performing flight GQ-293 from Alexandroupolis to Athens (Greece), had taxied into takeoff position when the crew reported a hydraulic problem and decided to return to the apron. The crew shut the engines down, now the aircraft rolled away uncontrolled without brakes, impacted a ground unit and became immobilized.

The Greek AAIASB reported there were no injuries, however, the aircraft sustaiend substantial damage. The occurrence was rated an accident and is being investigated.
Incident Facts

Classification
Accident

Flight number
GQ-293

Destination
Athens, Greece

Aircraft Registration
SX-THR

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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