Qantas A388 near Dubai on Apr 3rd 2013, hydraulic problem

Last Update: April 4, 2013 / 16:12:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 3, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-2

Aircraft Registration
VH-OQA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Qantas Airbus A380-800, registration VH-OQA performing flight QF-2 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Sydney,NS (Australia), was climbing out of Dubai when the crew received indication of a possible hydraulic leak. After working the relevant checklists the crew decided to continue the flight to Sydney. About 13 hours later, in the morning of Apr 4th, the crew advised on approach to Sydney they expected a normal landing but would roll to the end of the runway. The aircraft landed safely on runway 16R and vacated the runway, a runway inspection did not find any fluid on the runway.

The airline confirmed a minor hydraulic issue affected the aircraft.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-OQA
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A380-842
ICAO Aircraft Type
A388
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 3, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-2

Aircraft Registration
VH-OQA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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