Cityjet RJ85 at Dublin on May 29th 2016, hydraulic failure

Last Update: May 31, 2016 / 18:50:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cityjet

Flight number
AF-1817

Aircraft Registration
EI-RJW

ICAO Type Designator
RJ85

A Cityjet Avro RJ-85 on behalf of Air France, registration EI-RJW performing flight AF-1817 from Dublin (Ireland) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) with 88 people on board, was climbing out of Dublin when the crew request to maintain FL150 and enter a hold. The aircraft levelled off at 15,000 feet and entered the assigned hold, the crew subsequently advised they needed to return to Dublin, normal operations and a normal landing would occur. While descending in the hold to FL070 the crew declared PAN PAN PAN reporting they just lost one hydraulics system. The aircraft burned off fuel and landed safely on Dublin's runway 10 about 55 minutes after departure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 51 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cityjet

Flight number
AF-1817

Aircraft Registration
EI-RJW

ICAO Type Designator
RJ85

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