Cathay A333 near Manila on Sep 27th 2014, hot brakes enroute

Last Update: October 2, 2014 / 20:55:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-780

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HLT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A330-300, registration B-HLT performing flight CX-780 from Surabaya (Indonesia) to Hong Kong (China), was enroute at FL380 over the South China Sea about 300nm northwest of Manila (Philippines) when the crew received a hot brakes indication and suspected a wheel well fire. The aircraft descended to FL100, the gear was extended and the aircraft diverted to Manila for a safe landing about one hour later.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Manila "due to emergency maintenance".

The aircraft was able to continue the flight to Hong Kong after about 5:15 hours on the ground and reached Hong Kong with a delay of 7 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-780

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-HLT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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