Brussels A333 near Bordeaux on Jul 11th 2021, hydraulic failure

Last Update: July 11, 2021 / 18:13:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
OO-SFG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration OO-SFG performing flgiht SN-241 from Brussels (Belgium) to Freetown (Sierra Leone), was enroute at FL350 about 10nm east of Bordeaux when the crew decided to return to Brussels reporting hydraulic problems as result of loss of pressure from the yellow hydraulic system. The aircraft climbed to FL360 for the return and landed safely on Brussels' runway 25L about 80 minutes after the decision to return.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Brussels for about 2:10 hours, then departed again, is estimated to skip Freetown and instead fly direct to the second destination Monrovia (Liberia).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
OO-SFG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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