British Airways A320 at Glasgow on May 12th 2013, hydraulic problems

Last Update: May 13, 2013 / 14:01:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-1476

Aircraft Registration
G-EUUC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A British Airways Airbus A320-200, registration G-EUUC performing flight BA-1476 from London Heathrow,EN to Glasgow,SC (UK), was descending through 7000 feet towards Glasgow when the crew reported hydraulic issues, climbed the aircraft back to 8000 feet and entered a hold to troubleshoot. The aircraft landed safely on Glasgow's runway 23 with emergency services in attendance about 40 minutes later.

The aircraft was able to depart for the return flight BA-1483 about 70 minutes after landing and about 30 minutes behind schedule. Following landing in Heathrow the aircraft did not continue service and is still on the ground 25 hours after landing in Heathrow.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-1476

Aircraft Registration
G-EUUC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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