Caribbean AT72 at Port of Spain on Oct 16th 2015, hydraulic leak

Last Update: October 16, 2015 / 22:10:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 16, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BW-441

Aircraft Registration
9Y-TTA

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Caribbean Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration 9Y-TTA performing flight BW-441 from St. George's (Grenada) to Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), was descending towards Port of Spain when the crew declared emergency reporting low quantity and the loss of the green hydraulic system, which would also affect their braking (loss of normal braking). The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 10, was able to vacate the runway and stopped disabled on the adjacent taxiway. The aircraft was towed to the apron.

The aircraft had suffered another incident 6 days earlier, see Incident: Caribbean AT72 near Port of Spain on Oct 10th 2015, engine fire indication.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 16, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BW-441

Aircraft Registration
9Y-TTA

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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