Polar Cargo B748 near Tokyo on May 12th 2024, hydraulic failure

Last Update: May 12, 2024 / 18:46:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PO-989

Aircraft Registration
N858GT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

A Polar Air Cargo Boeing 747-8 freighter, registration N858GT performing flight PO-989 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Singapore (Singapore) with 4 crew, was enroute at FL400 over the Philippine Sea about 700nm southsouthwest of Tokyo when the crew decided to return to Tokyo reporting a hydraulic failure. The aircraft landed safely back on Narita's runway 16R about 100 minutes later.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Tokyo about 9 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N858GT
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
747-87UF
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B748
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PO-989

Aircraft Registration
N858GT

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

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