Lufthansa A359 over Romania on May 18th 2024, hydraulic problems

Last Update: May 20, 2024 / 14:50:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 18, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-742

Destination
Osaka, Japan

Aircraft Registration
D-AIXC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

A Lufthansa Airbus A350-900, registration D-AIXC performing flight LH-742 from Munich (Germany) to Osaka (Japan), was enroute at FL370 over Romania near Bucharest (Romania) when the crew decided to return to Munich due to hydraulic problems. The aircraft descended to FL360 and landed safely back on Munich's runway 26L with open gear doors about 3:10 hours after departure. The aircraft vacated the runway and stopped clear of the runway. The aircraft was subsequently towed to the apron.

The aircraft is still on the ground about 49 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 18, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-742

Destination
Osaka, Japan

Aircraft Registration
D-AIXC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

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