Brussels A332 near Stuttgart on Nov 7th 2014, hydraulic failure

Last Update: November 8, 2014 / 20:13:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 7, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SN-453

Aircraft Registration
OO-SFU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration OO-SFU performing flight SN-453 from Brussels (Belgium) to Bujumbura (Burundi) with 150 passengers, had just reached the top of climb at FL350 about 20nm east of Stuttgart (Germany) when the crew decided to return to Brussels due to a hydraulic failure. The aircraft normally descended to FL100, burned off fuel for about 4 hours and landed safely back in Brussels about 5 hours after departure.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

The airline confirmed the failure of one hydraulic system as reason for the return.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 18 hours before resuming service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 7, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SN-453

Aircraft Registration
OO-SFU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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