Wizz A320 at Madrid on Jul 29th 2022, hydraulic failure, then unsafe gear

Last Update: July 30, 2022 / 18:08:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Wizz Air

Flight number
W6-3562

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
HA-LWX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A WizzAir Airbus A320-200, registration HA-LWX performing flight W6-3562 from Madrid,SP (Spain) to Timisoara (Romania), was climbing out of Madrid's runway 36L when the crew received a green hydraulic reservoir low level indication, stopped the climb at FL100 and entered a hold to burn off fuel. The aircraft positioned for an approach to Madrid's runway 32L however needed to go around due to an unsafe gear indication. The crew performed an alternate gear extension, positioned for another approach to runway 32L and landed without further incident about 75 minutes after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Madrid about 19 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Wizz Air

Flight number
W6-3562

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
HA-LWX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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