ANA B763 near Nagoya on Jan 15th 2015, lightning strike causes hydraulic failure

Last Update: January 16, 2015 / 21:50:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 15, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NH-303

Departure
Nagoya, Japan

Destination
Okinawa, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA8342

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An ANA All Nippon Airways Boeing 767-300, registration JA8342 performing flight NH-303 from Nagoya to Okinawa (Japan) with 269 passengers and 8 crew, was climbing out of Nagoya when the crew received indication of a hydraulic failure. The crew stopped the climb and returned to Nagoya's Chubu Airport for a safe landing about 30 minutes after departure.

ANA reported that a post flight examination revealed lightning strike damage to the left hand flaps causing them to partly peel off.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration JA8360 reached Okinawa with a delay of 4 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 15, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NH-303

Departure
Nagoya, Japan

Destination
Okinawa, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA8342

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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