British Airways A321 near London on Jan 17th 2016, electrical problems, hydraulic failure

Last Update: January 19, 2016 / 19:11:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 17, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-146

Departure
Amman, Jordan

Aircraft Registration
G-MEDM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A British Airways Airbus A321-200, registration G-MEDM performing flight BA-146 from Amman (Jordan) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was descending towards Heathrow Airport when the crew reported the failure of the yellow hydraulic system followed by a number of electrical failures including faults of ELAC2 and VENT BLOWER. The aircraft landed safely on Heathrow's runway 09L, the crew reported they did have "a little bit of nose wheel steering" and were able to vacate the runway, turned off the runway and stopped on the adjacent taxiway for an inspection by emergency services.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 48 hours, then resumed service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 17, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-146

Departure
Amman, Jordan

Aircraft Registration
G-MEDM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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