Cathay A343 near Singapore on Mar 15th 2013, hydraulic failure
Last Update: March 20, 2013 / 15:37:38 GMT/Zulu time
A passenger reported they were about 100nm out of Singapore when the captain announced they had a green hydraulic failure and would need to be towed after landing, the nose geer steering would not work. The aircraft continued for a smooth touchdown, brakes were applied late, the aircraft vacated the runway and stopped shortly afterwards on a taxiway. A tow truck arrived about 10 minutes later and towed the aircraft to the gate.
The return flight CX-714, scheduled to depart at 01:15L on Mar 16th was delayed by about 13 hours as a result.
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