Jayawijaya B732 at Wamena on Sep 9th 2015, hydraulic leak

Last Update: September 9, 2015 / 21:03:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 9, 2015

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
PK-JRB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

A Jayawijaya Dirgantara Boeing 737-200 freighter, registration PK-JRB performing a freight flight from Jayapura to Wamena (Indonesia) with 3 crew and a load of rice and groceries, landed on Wamena's runway 33, rolled out safely and was about to taxi to the apron, when the crew received an abnormal indication for the left hand thrust reverser (engine JT8D), stopped the aircraft and shut the left hand engine down reporting a problem with the left hand engine. A subsequent examination revealed a hydraulic leak however, which contaminated the runway.

The airport was closed for about one hour until the aircraft was towed off the runway with the help of a forklift and the runway had been cleaned.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 9, 2015

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
PK-JRB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

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