Cathay Pacific A333 at Delhi on Dec 19th 2015, suspected brakes problem

Last Update: December 19, 2015 / 19:41:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 19, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-695

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
B-LAR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A330-300, registration B-LAR performing flight CX-695 from Hong Kong (China) to Delhi (India), was descending towards Delhi when the crew stopped the descent at FL160 and entered a hold to work their checklists reporting they had a brakes indication. After working the checklists the crew declared emergency and positioned for an approach to runway 28 (length 3,810 meters/12,500 feet) and landed safely about one hour after interrupting the descent.

The airline confirmed the crew suspected a brakes problem, the aircraft landed safely and was able to taxi to the gate.

The return flight CX-698 is currently two hours past scheduled departure, the aircraft has not yet departed. Neither Hong Kong's Airport nor Cathay Pacific's website provide an estimated time of departure/arrival so far.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 19, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-695

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
B-LAR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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