IRS F100 at Kaduna on Oct 13th 2013, hydraulic problem

Last Update: October 14, 2013 / 14:27:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 13, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LVB-3390

Destination
Kaduna, Nigeria

Aircraft Registration
5N-HIR

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

An IRS Airlines Fokker 100, registration 5N-HIR performing flight LVB-3390 from Lagos to Kaduna (Nigeria) with 89 passengers, developed a hydraulic fault on approach to Kaduna but continued for a safe landing. The aircraft stopped on the runway and was towed to the apron.

Nigeria's Civil Aviation Authority denied Nigerian media reports of a crash landing stating, that the aircraft did not even perform an emergency landing. During approach to Kaduna the aircraft developed a minor hydraulic fault and needed to be towed off the runway.

The airline reported that the crew of 5N-HIR received a low hydraulic pressure warning for hydraulic system 1. The crew requested Kaduna's control tower to have a look at the landing gear to verify whether it was all down, then proceeded to land and decided to stop on the runway.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 13, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LVB-3390

Destination
Kaduna, Nigeria

Aircraft Registration
5N-HIR

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

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