China Southern B752 near Xiamen on Apr 17th 2014, hydraulic leak

Last Update: April 18, 2014 / 21:52:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 17, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CZ-6939

Departure
Wuhan, China

Destination
Xiamen, China

Aircraft Registration
B-2838

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A China Southern Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration B-2838 performing flight CZ-6939 from Wuhan to Xiamen (China), was descending towards Xiamen when the crew reported a leak of the left hydraulic system causing flaps problems and the loss of nose wheel steering. The aircraft entered a hold for about one hour to work the related checklists and burn off fuel, then performed a safe landing at Xiamen. The aircraft stopped on the runway and needed to be towed to the apron.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 17, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CZ-6939

Departure
Wuhan, China

Destination
Xiamen, China

Aircraft Registration
B-2838

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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