Dniproavia E145 at Kiev on May 4th 2012, hydraulic leak

Last Update: June 26, 2012 / 15:30:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 4, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Dniproavia

Flight number
VV-245

Departure
Kiev, Ukraine

Aircraft Registration
UR-DNF

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

A Dniproavia Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of Aerosvit, registration UR-DNF performing flight VV-245 from Kiev (Ukraine) to Vilnius (Lithuania), was climbing out of Kiev when the crew received indication of a #1 hydraulic system failure. The crew stopped the climb and returned to Kiev for a safe landing.

The flight was cancelled.

Ukraine's Ministry of Transport reported in their monthly bulletin that a post landing examination revealed evidence of a hydraulic leak, maintenance subsequently identified a pipe in the #1 high pressure line, that had developed a crack of 8 mm length. The commission annotated that no entry of a hydraulic leak check could be found in the technical log of the aircraft and the maintenance supervisor did not monitor his subordinate's actions.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 4, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Dniproavia

Flight number
VV-245

Departure
Kiev, Ukraine

Aircraft Registration
UR-DNF

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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