American A319 at Myrtle Beach on Jun 22nd 2021, hydraulic fault

Last Update: June 23, 2021 / 18:55:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1603

Aircraft Registration
N747UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An American Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N747UW performing flight AA-1603 from Charlotte,NC to Myrtle Beach,SC (USA) with 99 people on board, was on approach to Myrtle Beach when the crew reported a hydraulic fault and advised they would have no nose wheel steering available. The crew requested the RNAV approach and a long final to be able to get the gear and flaps down. Established on the RNAV approach the crew requested delay vectors for about 7 to 10 minutes, then reported they were fully configured for landing and joined final again. The aircraft landed safely on runway 18 about 55 minutes after departure from Charlotte and stopped on the runway. After landing the crew advised they had lost the green hydraulics, weren't sure they had lost hydraulic fluid or not, their green hydraulic fluid had overheated, they had hot brakes due to lack of autobrakes. Emergency services reported there was no smoke visible and no fluid leaking. The crew advised they shut down their engines and needed to be towed to the apron, the aircraft was towed to the apron.

The return flight AA-1603 is currently estimated to be delayed by about 20.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Myrtle Beach about 20 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1603

Aircraft Registration
N747UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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