Easyjet A320 near Berlin on Jul 6th 2015, hydraulic problem, or not?

Last Update: July 6, 2015 / 21:03:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 6, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-1851

Destination
Thira, Greece

Aircraft Registration
G-EZUR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Easyjet Airbus A320-200, registration G-EZUR performing flight U2-1851 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Thira (Greece), was enroute at FL330 about 200nm west of Berlin (Germany) when the crew advised of hydraulic problems, ATC understood the aircraft was down to one hydraulic system only. The crew requested to divert to Berlin Schoenefeld (Germany) and began the descent towards Schoenefeld. The aircraft subsequently levelled off at FL200, requested to continue to Rome Fiumicino (Italy), climbed back to FL330 and FL350 and landed in Rome Fiumicino about 2 hours after aborting the approach to Berlin.

A replacement A320-200 registration G-EZTE reached Thira with a delay of 3:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Rome for 4 hours, then resumed service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 6, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-1851

Destination
Thira, Greece

Aircraft Registration
G-EZUR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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